Retirebook

“Opening the next chapter in your life”

Retire like you have always dreamed.
The world is your oyster.

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.

Bangkok – The Big City with a Big Heart

Bangkok Thailand will surprise you.   The hustle and bustle of a huge city with modern skyscrapers, high end malls, and brand new Toyota taxi's  happily coexists with Buddhist temples, monks, a revered monarchy and ancient tradition.   Not far out of town, you will...

Unexpected Things About Thailand

We never thought about going to Thailand until our son met and became engaged to a lovely young Thai woman and the wedding was to be held in her home town of Udon Thani.   So Thailand rose to the top of the travel bucket list and four family members and the groom...

I’m always early and you are always late

I really enjoy being early. If I am early, I can relax. If I am not early, I am a mess. I know by being early, I am going to get the great seats I want at my restaurant, or I am going to shine in a job interview. If I am running late or barely on time, I can't relax....

Cataract Surgery – The Eyes Have It!

About a year ago, my eye doctor said it was time for cataract surgery.   "So," I asked, "what is involved in that?"   She told me they give me a shot in the eyeball, cut it open, take out the old lens and put in a new one.   I'm thinking "Are you kidding me?  A shot...

Ten Reasons To Have a Fresh Cut Christmas Tree!

Are you considering the choices in buying an artificial Christmas tree?   Newer trees can look very real!   You can get them in any size, shape, profile and color.   However, they don't come cheap!   After ages of pondering fresh or artificial trees, here are our top...

Stop burglars by reinforcing your doors for just $5

Did you know that you can stop burglars by reinforcing your doors for just $5 per door? That's right, by going down to your local hardware store and picking up a security strike plate and some 3 inch screws, you can stop a burglar from kicking down your door. I picked...

Why do I lose weight when I get the flu?

I just lost 5 pounds in the last three days. I've been sick with the flu. Time to celebrate! Is this a silver lining whenever I get sick? Well, unfortunately it's not. Chances are, the weight is slowly coming back. In this article, we will answer the question - why do...

Best Darn Breakfast in Bellingham Washington

I love a good breakfast, and I have been wanting to write a review about the Mt Bakery restaurant for quite a while. Hands down, I have to say that this place serves the best darn breakfast in Bellingham Washington. I live about an hours drive away from Bellingham....

Stay a while in Exeter New Hampshire

One of the first settled towns in America, Exeter, New Hampshire just exudes history.   Founded in 1638 (just 18 years after the Mayflower), Exeter sits on the river of the same name where the Native American's fished the falls.  The Reverend John Wheelwright...

7 Easy Things to Help Us Live to be 100

How would you like to live to be 100? There are so many factors that determine our life span, from what we eat and how we live. Not to mention all of the factors beyond our control, such as a car accident, or the genes we inherited from our parents. Everyone knows if...

One year ago today, our website Retirebook was born

Yahoo! One year ago today, our Retirebook website was born. My mom and I started our online adventure hoping to show others how easy it is to live on a small retirement budget, and it's been a very rewarding experience. Not rewarding in a money making sort of way, but...

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