The Top Three Best Places to Retire Overseas and Enjoy a Great Climate

The Top Three Best Places to Retire Overseas and Enjoy a Great Climate

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September 25, 2013

Many places all over the world have great climates, but those that took the top three spots in our Annual Retirement Index 2013 are three of the best. The country taking the number one spot not just in the climate category but overall in the Retirement Index lies directly on the equator. It enjoys 12 hours of direct equatorial daylight 365 days a year.

A Low Cost of Living, Excellent Health Care, and a Great Climate: Why Expats Choose Costa Rica

A Low Cost of Living, Excellent Health Care, and a Great Climate: Why Expats Choose Costa Rica

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July 2, 2013

Today an estimated 20,000 Americans live in Costa Rica either full- or part-time, and it’s easy to see why. Costa Rica is a stable, affordable and beautiful country with a rich culture and admirable values. The healthcare here is top-notch. The facilities are excellent, the doctors are well-trained...

A Perfect Climate in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

A Perfect Climate in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

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March 5, 2013

After a lifetime of cold weather in Alberta, Canada, retired couple Rick and Peggy Stewart were ready for a change. And they found a perfect climate—and many more benefits—in the rural community of Santa Eulalia about 20 minutes outside of the small town of Atenas, in Costa Rica's Central Valley. From their new home in the tropics, they can't help but rub it in with friends and family back home.