The World’s Best Climate: The Top 5 Countries

The World’s Best Climate: The Top 5 Countries

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January 5, 2017

A forgiving climate works wonders for your health and complexion. But what’s too hot or cold for one person can be just right for another. In looking for the countries with the best climate for our 2017 Global Retirement Index, we assessed not only the hard data, temperatures, rainfall and humidity, but we also assessed the comfort level of each destination’s climate by talking to the expats and our own correspondents on the ground in each country.

A Warm Climate and Wonderful People in Laidback Coronado, Panama

A Warm Climate and Wonderful People in Laidback Coronado, Panama

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October 24, 2016

“My job required me to travel the globe and it was then that I discovered the world is a big, interesting place,” says Toronto native Jim Pierson of his past life as an engineer. In the mid-90s, a chance encounter on a commuter flight from Chicago to Toronto brought Jim and his wife Helen together.

“What is the weather/climate like in the different areas of Ecuador?”

“What is the weather/climate like in the different areas of Ecuador?”

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August 8, 2016

Hi, We are hoping to move to Ecuador in early 2017 and are happy with our budget planning, etc. Our question is about the Weather/Climate in Ecuador, we have been looking at all the places you write about such as Cuenca, Cotacachi and Salinas. The weather will be a big factor in our decision of Read more...: “What is the weather/climate like in the different areas of Ecuador?”

Affordable Living with a Comfortable Climate in the Land of the Incas

Affordable Living with a Comfortable Climate in the Land of the Incas

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July 27, 2016

Food is cheap—and very tasty. Rents are affordable even for those on super-low budgets—$200 to $400 gets you a nice place in a great neighborhood. The climate is comfortable…the people friendly…there are modern services…and the vibrant mix of music, festivals, indigenous culture, and colonial history is evident everywhere you turn. It should be an option for anyone considering a retirement in Latin America.

Chiriquí, Panama: Your Perfect Climate Awaits

Chiriquí, Panama: Your Perfect Climate Awaits

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June 15, 2016

There are plenty of valid reasons to rent a home before you buy when you relocate overseas. For those who choose to live in Panama’s Western-most province, Chiriquí, one major reason is to check out the weather in various locations to find what suits you best. Despite being a small country in the middle of the tropics, you’ll find Panama has a variety of climate zones and even within the province there are variations in temperature, rainfall, wind, and cloud cover.

The World’s Best Climate: The Top 4 Countries

The World’s Best Climate: The Top 4 Countries

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February 12, 2016

A forgiving climate works wonders for your health and complexion. But what’s too hot or cold for one person can be just right for another. In looking for the countries with the best climate for our 2016 Global Retirement Index, we assessed not only the hard data, temperatures, rainfall and humidity, but we also assessed the comfort level of each destination’s climate by talking to as many expats as we could find.