So You Want to Retire in Costa Rica — 2017 UPDATE

A U.S. expatriate couple — Costa Rica residents since reluctantly moving from their beloved California in 2009 because of Great Recession financial reverses — relate what they’ve learned about the joys and challenges of “la pura vida” since a 2011 YouTube video on their early experience. (Available at .) Here are tips for those contemplating moving to the peaceful, biodiverse Central American republic, as 70,000 gringo expats have done. These Californians happen to be Democrats. They have many Republican expat friends, but there is a glancing reference to President Trump that has attracted bitter comments from a few conservative viewers. As creator of this video, I intend no political messages — other than respect for everybody’s freedom of speech and a plea for civility on YouTube.

10 Best Places To Retire In The World

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10 Best Places To Retire In The World.
Any list of the 10 best places to retire in the world has to be subjective. You could think that Croatia is one of the 10 best places to retire in the world and your neighbor might think you’re nuts. Croatia? Aren’t they having a war of some kind over there?
However, if you apply factors such as the cost of living, the climate, housing, taxes, health care, and recreation, it’s possible to come up with a list of the 10 best places to retire in the world that is reasonably valid.
1: Panama
2: Ecuador
3: Thailand
4: Argentina
5: Belize
6: Mexico
7: Costa Rica
8: Nicaragua
9: Florida
10: North Carolina
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