Forbes Names Dumaguete as One of the Best Places to Retire

Forbes Names Dumaguete as One of the Best Places to Retire

Choosing the right place to retire depends greatly on the cost of living in the area and having the big chance for new adventures. According to Kathleen Peddicord, the publisher of the Live and Invest Overseas site and the Overseas Retirement Letter, an approximate of 1.4 million American retirees choosing to settle afterwards overseas because of these two reasons.

Finding a good place to retire can be tough. Forbes came up with a list of “7 Best Places To Retire Around The World”, and Dumaguete, a city in Negros Oriental, is on the list.

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According to Forbes, Dumaguete offers one of the best places for beachfront living on the budget. The Retire Overseas Index says that Dumaguete  is among the cheapest places in the world to live. The climate is hot and humid, and the area is usually protected against most typhoons. Additionally, Dumaguete has the nickname “The City of Gentle People.”

Other places that made the list include the following:

– Cuenca, Ecuador

– George Town, Malaysia

– Chiang Mai, Thailand

– Pau, France

– Medellin, Colombia

Topping the list is Algarve, Portugal. This place is said to be the most affordable option in Europe for retirees whose budget is around US$ 1,500 and want an Atlantic Ocean view on the daily basis. It is also known to offer some of the best beaches in Europe and it has a stable weather.

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Forbes Names Dumaguete as One of the Best Places to Retire






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