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Why Barcelona May Be The Best Place To Retire In Europe

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.06.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Seventeen years ago I flew into sunny, cosmopolitan Barcelona, thinking what a great place this would be to live but not for a minute at the time believing that would ever be possible. Back in 1998, what struck me most about this city was its great vibe and energy, which continue today.

Two Affordable, Turn-Key Retirement Options In Europe

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 10.07.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Relocating to a place where your neighbors speak English and share many of your same life experiences and objectives at this stage can ease the transition and make the whole proposition of retiring abroad far less intimidating.

The Most Charming Old World City To Retire In

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.24.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The first thing that strikes many about Barcelona is how quickly and easily you can explore the city, Spain's second-biggest, thanks to its compact, well-laid-out design. And, indeed, there is so much to explore, including fantastic art and architecture from pre-Roman to Modernista, plus galleries, monuments, theaters, restaurants, and shopping. In addition, you have easy access to the beautiful Costa Brava to the north and the Costa Dorada to the south.

6 Best Places To Retire Overseas If You're Gay

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The unfortunate reality is that retirees who also happen to be gay face an additional challenge when trying to identify the best place in the world to retire overseas, for parts of the world are much more gay-friendly than others and, some places, being gay is simply not allowed; it's illegal.