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Retire like you have always dreamed.
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RETIRING IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

Did you know you can live in a warm tropical country at a fraction of the cost? Places such as Thailand, Ecuador, Vietnam, Portugal, and Mexico are much more affordable.

HEALTHY CHOICES

Your happiness begins with finding a healthy lifestyle just for you.

Traveling abroad opens your eyes to new cultures.

You’d be surprised how friendly other cultures can be.

Retire in Conway Arkansas

Those who retire in Conway Arkansas will find a bustling college town just 30 miles northwest of Little Rock, the state capitol.  Because of the colleges and close proximity to Little Rock, there is ample access to cultural activities year round.   The colleges (U of...

Retire in Orinda, California

We spend a lot of time in the Bay area and would love to retire in Orinda, California.  It is located just east of the mountains from the San Francisco Bay area, so it misses the foggy cold weather, yet is close enough to enjoy all the big city has to offer.   The...

Retire in Harrisburg, North Carolina

If you would like to live near a larger city with lots of amenities,  you might want to retire in Harrisburg North Carolina.  Located just 21 miles from Charlotte in the Piedmont Foothills, Harrisburg is ideally located near a big airport (21 miles away) and...

Retire in Cary, North Carolina

Those who retire in Cary will find a well-to-do community in the Raleigh and Durham area of North Carolina.   There are renowned restaurants, shopping galore, and plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities.  Money Magazine frequently lists Cary as one of the...

Retire in Florence, South Carolina

If you are looking for southern hospitality, a mild climate, and a great little town, you might want to retire in Florence, South Carolina.  Florence is a scenic community with a charming downtown center with shopping and great restaurants.  Nearby Magnolia Mall is...

Retire in Clemson, South Carolina

Those who retire in Clemson will find this to be, first and last, a university town.   With the university comes lots of things to do, cultural events and sporting events.   The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is well worth looking into if you would like to continue...

Retire in Logan, Utah

If you are considering Utah, there is a great little town up in the Cache Valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake city.  Those who retire in Logan, Utah will find a college town with  golf, skiing nearby, hiking, and lots of things to do for people of all ages. For...

Retire in Moab, Utah

Moab, Utah is home to two of the most scenic national parks in the United States.   Arches and Canyonlands will just blow your socks off!  While Moab is usually a passing-through, tourist down, those who retire here will have thousands of square miles of amazing red...

Lost Husband at Disneyworld!

Hard to believe, but I had a lost husband at Disneyworld.   We went there using our airmiles  a couple of years ago.   Bill had never been to Florida and I'd been several times so it was a whole new experience for him.   We stayed in nearby Kissimmee and took the...

Retire in Bradenton, Florida

My great grandparents decided to retire in Bradenton, Florida in the 1930's.   They were done with the harsh winters in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and went south in search of the sunshine.   They lived in a little travel trailer with a "Florida Room" (an enclosed...

Retire in Mt. Dora Florida

Florida has so much more than beaches.    Those who retire in Mt. Dora tell us it is "someplace special" right in the heart of Florida.   About 40 miles from Disneyworld, it is a perfect place to have everything entertaining just far enough away.    Overwhelmed with 3...

Retire in Dalton, Georgia!

Dalton Georgia is a charming place.   Aside from its nickname "Carpet Capital of the World" due to the local industry, Dalton is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.   Those who retire in Dalton not only get a great deal on carpet, but there are many...

Retire in Milton, Georgia

Those who retire in Milton, Georgia will find a charming new community, incorporated in 2006, about 20 miles north of Atlanta. Milton is a distinctive area that embraces small-town life and heritage while preserving and enhancing the city’s rural character. Known for...

Retire in Hoover, Alabama!

Those who retire in Hoover, Alabama will find a prosperous neighborhood just south of Birmingham.  Hoover is home to the giant Riverchase Galleria - one of the largest shopping areas in the south.    The mean housing price is $160,000 which is very high for Alabama...

Driving in France on the “White Roads”

My Dutch friend, Anneke, and I volunteer at the local community theatre in northwest Washington.   After several years of hearing, "You have to come to Holland with me!" we decided to plan our trip with two goals in mind.   We were going to travel from Amsterdam along...

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