Voting Opens Today for “Best Job in the World” Competition

The overseas-living experts at are calling on the public to help them decide who should be the overall winner for their “Best Job in the World” contest.

More than 1,000 hopefuls entered the competition, which is looking for a writer to travel to one or more of the world’s best retirement havens and report back on the experience.

The winning entrant will receive a round-trip international airline ticket to the “top retirement haven” of their choice—Ecuador, Panama, Mexico, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Spain, Malta, Colombia, Portugal or Thailand.

In addition, the winner will receive $5,000 in cash to fund this overseas adventure.

“The winner has complete control over his or her itinerary. All we ask is that he or she spend at least a month in one (or travel to more than one) of the countries on IL’s 2015 top retirement havens list,” says Jennifer Stevens,’s executive editor.

Each of these top retirement havens offers a great climate, low cost of living, good infrastructure, top-notch healthcare…and various other attributes which make them comfortable for expats to move to and live in.

The 1,000-plus entrants were asked to send in a headline and a 150-word lead describing a favorite travel experience. The editors at had the arduous task of narrowing down that number to the best 20.

The public has until November 18 to vote on who out of the 20 finalists they would like to see win the prize. Voting is open here.

Winners will be announced on the website on November 30, 2015.

Further information about this, as well as interviews with expert authors for radio, TV or print, is available on request. Photos are also available on request.

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