Latin America!


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At Retirebook, we think this picture about says it all!   Retirement means something different for everyone, but for us it means a warm beach and palm trees.   Oh, and a cold drink.  Come to think of it,  we really want a lot more!  A low cost of living and a low crime rate.   And wifi, cell phone coverage, clean water, power, and sewer.   We also want shopping, healthcare, and transportation.   And a view.  Maybe air conditioning.  Not asking much, are we!

Our primary goal is to share with you some amazing places out there where you can have it all.    But the two most important things are a low cost of living and personal safety.    So, while we will not be recommending towns taken over by the drug cartels, we have found some wonderful places where you are reasonably safe – if you are cautious – and the cost of living is low. 

Generally speaking the crime rate soars in the bigger cities.   That’s ok – we don’t want to live in a big city anyway.   We searched high and low, spoke with expats all over the world who recommended great places, maybe on the outskirts of a big city, where they felt safe. 

Come explore some wonderful retirement havens – whether you just stay for a little while or a lifetime.   Let us know what you think about these places or if you have any further questions.   We love hearing from our readers!

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