Year-round sunshine, a lower cost of living and the desire to experience different cultures are luring thousands of expats to far-flung corners of the globe for their twilight years.
From Colombia's Andes mountains to the modern hustle and bustle of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, here we explore the best places to retire for the more adventurous of retirees.
In our top five countries, you’ll find your retirement dollar will go much further, but this need not mean compromising on quality healthcare or other amenities.
Colombia’s proximity to the equator lends the nation 12 hours of sunlight a day, all year. Add colonial towns, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful beaches, and it’s easy to see why many expats retire in this South American nation.
For the adventurous, an abundance of snow-peaked mountains and one of the world's largest barrier reefs off the islands of San Andres and Providencia provide plenty of fodder for mountaineers and scuba divers.