Editors' Choice—Here's What We Really Think
July 28, 2014, Panama City, Panama: Live and Invest Overseas editors name Paris, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, and Cambodia as their favorite overseas retirement havens.
Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,
Our Live and Invest Overseas team is fully occupied these days debating the answer to the question:
Where is the best place in the world to retire?
Our editors are compiling data, reviewing statistics, comparing property values, updating budgets, and arguing over interpretations of things like "spring-like climate." We'll be unveiling our picks for the best places in the world to live or retire overseas in the special expanded August issue of my Overseas Retirement Letter...a complimentary copy of which will be distributed to every attendee at this year's Retire Overseas Conference in Nashville Aug. 29–31.
This ambitious effort is reminding me that, statistics, data, and costs aside, the only real answer to the question where is the best place in the world to retire is...don't ask us. Because the only answer that matters is your own. Best made, the choice for where to retire overseas is thoroughly personal.
That's why, in the August edition of my Overseas Retirement Letter (ORL), we're supporting our spreadsheets and data-crunching with the biased, nonobjective, 100% unscientific, and personal recommendations of key Live and Invest Overseas correspondents.
If you could live anywhere, where would you live?
Here's how some among us who've seen a lot of the best of what this world has to offer answer that question...