Cost Of Living In Hua Hin, Thailand

Why This Southeast Asian City Is A No-Brainer Budget Retirement Choice

Aug. 24, 2011, Hua Hin, Thailand: Hua Hin, Thailand, isn’t the cheapest retire overseas choice in Thailand or in Southeast Asia. However, when you compare the lifestyle that US$2,000 per month buys you retired in Hua Hin, Thailand, with what it would afford you in North America, Hua Hin is a no-brainer retire overseas choice.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"With all its amenities, Hua Hin isn't the least expensive place to live in Thailand," writes Asia Correspondent Wendy Justice. "However, it can be a bargain choice by Western standards.


Retire To Cebu, Philippines

Life On Cebu

Aug. 23, 2011, Cebu, Philippines: An expat or foreign retiree could live on Cebu, in the Philippines, on as little as US$1,000 per month or less. But what would your life as a retiree on Cebu be like? As our Philippines Correspondent explains, life on Cebu could be comfortable and pleasant indeed.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"In my first report from Cebu, in the Philippines, I gave you an idea of just how affordable life could be on this tropical island. You could live here comfortably on US$1,000 per month or less.


Live And Invest In Tonghai, China

Low-Cost Living Today…Currency Upside Tomorrow

Aug. 22, 2011, Tonghai, China: Tonghai, China, provides a low-cost lifestyle and retirement option today and a big currency investment opportunity for tomorrow.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"A local hotel here advertises their bar as 'a bridge, waterfall, sunshine, and piano--it could bring you to be a full, new human and nature developing boundary," writes Intrepid Correspondent Paul Terhorst.


Property Investment In Istria, Croatia

Return To Istria

Aug. 21, 2011, Istria, Croatia: Istria, Croatia, is one of the most beautiful and most sun-soaked regions of Europe, boasting some of the world’s most magnificent coastline.

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Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,

Six years ago, Lief, the children, and I spent a week touring around Istria, Croatia, with a focused agenda.


Beachfront Property in Honduras

Six Years Of Guaranteed Yield From A Hard Caribbean Asset

Aug. 19, 2011, Roatan, Honduras: An established resort on the Bay Island of Roatan, Honduras, offers an opportunity to invest in a hard Caribbean asset and earn a guaranteed yield for six years.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

An expectation of rapid capital appreciation is unfounded in most markets today, unless your plan is to add value (by renovating, for example, or by converting a piece of property from one use to another) or you're able to find a particularly under-valued opportunity in one of the few stable real estate markets right now.


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Kathleen Peddicord is the founder of the Live and Invest Overseas publishing group. With more than 25 years experience covering this beat, Kathleen reports daily on current opportunities for living, retiring, and investing overseas in her free e-letter.

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