Category: Fabulous Places to Retire

The Best of Both Worlds: The Pros and Cons of the Snowbird Lifestyle

It’s December in Phoenix. Our daily high temperatures reach into the upper 70s, and our nighttime lows are in the lower 50s. The days shift between sunny and partly cloudy; it rains only occasionally. The freeway traffic is heavier, the restaurants are more crowded, and the grocery check-out lines are longer. Why? The snowbirds are here! Snowbirds are people…
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Fabulous Places to Retire: Spain

For many years, Spain has enjoyed a reputation as a fantastic vacation destination. Its warm climate, sunny Mediterranean beaches, history, art, and culture, as well as its friendly, easy-going, relaxed atmosphere, have delighted travelers for years. Spain is a popular retirement choice, especially for people from the United Kingdom. There are approximately 300,000 Britons (working…
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Fabulous Places to Retire: Uruguay

The small South American country of Uruguay, nestled between Argentina and Brazil, may be one of the world’s best kept secrets as a destination for both retirement and vacation travel. Uruguay offers First World living at prices that are lower than many people in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand are accustomed to paying.…
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Fabulous Places to Retire: France

Most Best Places to Retire websites and articles include France at or near the top of their lists. It’s easy to see why: the scenery is beautiful, the country is rich in culture and full of things to see and do, and the cuisine and wine are among the best in the world. Although the…
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LGBT Retirement Communities – Unrealized Potential vs. Unclear Demand

[Editor’s Note: An article which lists LGBT retirement communities and apartments appears here.] You are probably aware that the baby boomer generation (those born between 1946 and 1964) is now reaching the ages of 50-68, which means that we’re entering an era in which a lot of people are and will be retiring. According to Serena…
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