A Great Retiree Migration Abroad is not so Far Fetched

Apr 7, 2011 Full story: Forbes

The world is the same size it was thousands of years ago - it just feels so much smaller.A With access to the Internet and instant communication, new possibilities are open for many pre-retirees who may never have considered retiring abroad before.A Millions of U.S citizens retire abroad; the State Department records that there are over 6.6 million ...

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Natasha Tekeste

El Salto, Mexico

#2 May 3, 2011
As technologies advance, the world becomes more flat. It becomes easier to keep in touch with people living countries and miles away. Because of this, there is a trend for retirees to become more global and move away from home. There are several aspects to consider before up and leaving to the nearest beach, however, it has become a lot easier to do so. After having lived in Mexico for a year, and have escaped hectic canadian weather, I can appreciate why this would be a viable option for many retirees and understand why Mexico, having many small American and Canadian communities would be a great at place to start a new home. Culture shock is definitely an inevitable issue, but adventours types of people definitely can get the most out of that type of an experience.

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