Is Medellin my only option in Colombia or is there smaller towns that would still have reasonable levels of healthcare available?

I am very interested in living in Colombia but I would like to get away from big city living. Is Medellin my only option in Colombia or is there smaller towns that would still have reasonable levels of healthcare available? Thanks, Pat Nancy Kiernan – Colombia Correspondent Dear Pat, I am so excited to hear Read more...: Is Medellin my only option in Colombia or is there smaller towns that would still have reasonable levels of healthcare available?

“Where can I rent on a beach in South East Asia for $300 a month?”

Hi IL, My question to your experts is Where can I rent on a beach in South East Asia for $300 a month? Is this possible and would it be a nice place? Thanks for your help, Bill Wendy Justice – Vietnam Correspondent Hi Bill, You could easily find a modest serviced apartment within easy Read more...: “Where can I rent on a beach in South East Asia for $300 a month?”

“Which is it like to live in the Highlands of Panama compared to Panama City?”

Hi, Having read your magazine, we have decided to visit Panama for a few months before hopefully retiring there. Should be retire in one of the highland towns that you talk about or Panama City itself? We would just like a better idea of what it is like to live there. Which is it like Read more...: “Which is it like to live in the Highlands of Panama compared to Panama City?”

“Information on the level of healthcare available in different towns/areas in Costa Rica?”

Hello International Living Experts, I would just like some information on healthcare in Costa Rica in specific towns or areas. I am not sure where I am going to retire there yet but the level of healthcare available will be a factor for me. I am in my mid 60’s and in reasonable health but Read more...: “Information on the level of healthcare available in different towns/areas in Costa Rica?”

“Which country or area would allow a couple in their 60’s to live well on $1900 a month which also has an expat social scene?”

Hi IL Experts, We are looking for a country/town that we can live well in and we would also like to meet fellow expats that we feel would help us settle in better to our new location. My question is…which country or area would allow a couple in their 60’s to live well on $1900 Read more...: “Which country or area would allow a couple in their 60’s to live well on $1900 a month which also has an expat social scene?”

What has been the best experience or encounter that you have had since moving overseas?

Hi IL, I turned 57 this year and my dream is to live/retire overseas in the next few years. I have no specific country in mind but I would like to ask your experts “what has been the best experience or encounter that you have had since moving overseas?” I am just trying to get Read more...: What has been the best experience or encounter that you have had since moving overseas?

“Which Asian beach towns would be easiest for an English speaking expat to settle?”

I am hoping to move to Asia this year due to the low cost of living and easy beach living. I would like to live in one of the many beautiful beach towns that IL talk about in your magazine. My question is Which Asian beach towns would be easiest for an English speaking expat Read more...: “Which Asian beach towns would be easiest for an English speaking expat to settle?”

“Can you recommend some of the best restaurants in Latin America?”

Hi IL, My wife and I are deciding on where to retire in Latin America. We are both ‘foodies’ so some good restaurants and local cuisine in the area would be a major factor for us. We will have a monthly income of roughly €2000 – €2300 a month and have no preferences for coastal Read more...: “Can you recommend some of the best restaurants in Latin America?”

5 of the Best Beach Towns in Southeast Asia to Retire on Your Social Security

With a low cost of living, picture-perfect white-sand beaches, friendly locals and fascinating culture, Southeast Asia are so much more than exotic vacation spots. Enticing expats and retirees from around the globe, they still beckon with the promise and rewards of an exciting life overseas. Imagine never having to buy a new coat or pay for home heating ever again. Untouched by our idea of “winter”, each of the countries in Southeast Asia delivers warm, tropical weather and the chance for beach-side relaxation all year round. For many expats, it’s paradise found.