How to Avoid U.S. Politics and Ditch the Winter Cold: 5 Top Snowbird Destinations on the Beach in Latin America

How to Avoid U.S. Politics and Ditch the Winter Cold: 5 Top Snowbird Destinations on the Beach in Latin America

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October 17, 2016

If you’ve had enough of this lunatic political season in the U.S...and you’re not looking forward to another cold winter either, the news is good: You have some great-value coastal options today in nearby Latin America.

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

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

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July 8, 2016

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.

A Comfortable Lifestyle for $509 a Month in Cambodia’s Second-Largest City

A Comfortable Lifestyle for $509 a Month in Cambodia’s Second-Largest City

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June 24, 2016

Cambodia’s second-largest city (home to around 250,000 people) doesn’t feel at all like the capital, Phnom Penh; in fact, wandering around Battambang, I felt as if I had traveled back to the early 20th century. While most of Southeast Asia is developing at breakneck speed, Battambang gives the impression that it’s quite content to have settled into an earlier, simpler time.

“World’s Best Job” Search Begins for Somebody Willing to Explore the Top Retirement Havens

“World’s Best Job” Search Begins for Somebody Willing to Explore the Top Retirement Havens

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October 31, 2015

In 2016, InternationalLiving.com will send the winner of its “World’s Best Job” competition to one or more of the destinations rated as the best retirement havens in the world. The winner will explore at least one overseas haven and report on the experience. The prize includes a round-trip flight plus $5,000 in spending money. “We’re looking for an American or Canadian with a sense of adventure, a willingness to try new things, and a belief that instead of settling for an ordinary retirement at home or the lingering drudgery of a 9-5 life…other, better options might exist overseas.

An Increasing Number of Baby Boomers Explore Low-Cost Retirement Lifestyles Overseas

An Increasing Number of Baby Boomers Explore Low-Cost Retirement Lifestyles Overseas

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September 1, 2015

A growing number of the 8,000 baby boomers who turn 65 each year are looking overseas in search of a better retirement. They’re looking to havens where costs are lower, the climate is often better, the healthcare is top-notch, and property prices deliver good value, report the retire-overseas experts at InternationalLiving.com. “The traditional age for retirement in the U.S. is 65, but many Americans feel they’ll have to keep working into their 70s before they can retire comfortably… if they ever can,” says Executive Editor of InternationalLiving.com, Jennifer Stevens.