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Retirement: ’12 Countries With Low Cost Of Living’

If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret that information. In many cases, you could decrease your monthly expenses, perhaps significantly, simply by relocating to a new country. Depending where in the world you choose to retire, you could enjoy big savings on housing, and other expenses. There are many tempting places in Europe, Latin America and Asia where you can live large on a small budget. You’ll also need to consider the visa application and residency process for moving to these countries. The countries mentioned in this video are some of the best option for retiring comfortably with low cost of living and access to healthcare. These countries are catching on quickly by attracting retirees with enticing retirement plans. So here are 12 Best countries to retire comfortably.

  1. Portugal
  2. Costa Rica
  3. Malaysia
  4. Ecuador
  5. Slovenia
  6. Thailand
  7. Greece
  8. Vietnam
  9. Mexico
  10. Philippines
  11. Uruguay
  12. Mauritius

Sunday Morning Podcast: World News From Zurich, London & Slovenia (Feb 14)

Monocle’s editorial director Tyler Brûlé, Eemeli Isoaho, Florian Egli and Chandra Kurt on the weekend’s defining discussion topics, with insights from our editors in London and Ljubljana.

Plus: the bestsellers in Amsterdam’s literature market.

Aerial Views: ‘Ljubljana – Slovenia’ (4K UHD Video)

Ljubljana is Slovenia’s capital and largest city. It’s known for its university population and green spaces, including expansive Tivoli Park. The curving Ljubljanica River, lined in outdoor cafes, divides the city’s old town from its commercial hub. Ljubljana has many museums, including the National Museum of Slovenia, displaying historic exhibitions, and the Museum of Modern Art, home to 20th-century Slovene paintings and sculptures.

Aerial Views: ‘Lakes & Landscapes Of Slovenia’

Locations: Lago del Predil, St Primoz, Piran, Lake Bled, Kranjska Gora, Jamnik, Plansarsko Jezero…

Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountains, ski resorts and lakes. On Lake Bled, a glacial lake fed by hot springs, the town of Bled contains a church-topped islet and a cliffside medieval castle. In Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, baroque facades mix with the 20th-century architecture of native Jože Plečnik, whose iconic Tromostovje (Triple Bridge) spans the tightly curving Ljubljanica River.

Travel: Forests, Lakes & Hills Of ‘Slovenia’ (Video)

Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountains, ski resorts and lakes. On Lake Bled, a glacial lake fed by hot springs, the town of Bled contains a church-topped islet and a cliffside medieval castle. In Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, baroque facades mix with the 20th-century architecture of native Jože Plečnik, whose iconic Tromostovje (Triple Bridge) spans the tightly curving Ljubljanica River. 

New Aerial Travel Video: ‘Bled Island, Slovenia’

Bled, a Slovenian resort town in the foothills of the Julian Alps, is set along the glacial Lake Bled. On a cliff overlooking the lake is the 11th-century Bled Castle, which houses a museum, chapel and printing press. Atop a small island in the lake’s center is the Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Maria, with its steep staircase and bell tower. 

Top New Travel Videos: ‘Slovenia’ – Green Paradise

Filmed and Edited by: Carsan Choong

I knew nothing about Slovenia before I set foot in this wonderful country.
Slovenia truly is a gem, from the soaring peaks of the Julian Alps and the subterranean magic of Postojna caves, to the sparkling emerald-green lakes and rivers and the short but sweet coastline along the Adriatic Sea, tiny Slovenia really does have it all.

With more than half of its total surface still covered in forest, Slovenia does more than simply claim it’s ‘green’, it really is one of the greenest countries on earth, and also is the first country in the world to be, as a whole, declared a Green Destination.

Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountains, ski resorts and lakes. On Lake Bled, a glacial lake fed by hot springs, the town of Bled contains a church-topped islet and a cliffside medieval castle. In Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, baroque facades mix with the 20th-century architecture of native Jože Plečnik, whose iconic Tromostovje (Triple Bridge) spans the tightly curving Ljubljanica River.

Top New Travel Videos: “Wonderful Piran” In Slovenia By Studio Kairos

Filmed and Edited by: Studio Kairos

Wonderful Piran is a short film, which invites you to explore this charming mediterranean town on Slovenian coast.

With its maze of narrow streets, a fascinating medieval town is set within a genuine Mediterranean environment. It’s architectural design was strongly influenced by the mighty Venice. The Piran salt pans, where the world-class salt is still produced today with traditional methods, were the reason why the town flourished. Where there was once a port, is today one of the most beautiful squares in Slovenia with monument of Giuseppe Tartini, the violin virtuoso and composer. On top of the hill is majestically located the baroque church of St. George with its 48.7 metre high tower bell upon which is set St. Michael’s statue, which is rotating with the wind and forecasts the weather. On southwest region of peninsula the town is guarded by medieval walls.

Music: Fruits of Life by Soulish

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New Travel Podcast: Ljubljana Castle In Slovenia (Monocle 24)

Monocle 24 The UrbanistMonocle 24’s “Tall Stories” visits Ljubljana Castle, a former medieval fortress that’s now at the heart of city life in the Slovenian capital. It hosts everything from award-winning restaurants to a diverse collection of cultural venues.

Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountains, ski resorts and lakes. On Lake Bled, a glacial lake fed by hot springs, the town of Bled contains a church-topped islet and a cliffside medieval castle. In Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, baroque facades mix with the 20th-century architecture of native Jože Plečnik, whose iconic Tromostovje (Triple Bridge) spans the tightly curving Ljubljanica River.

Best New Food Books: “Ana Roš – Sun And Rain” -Essays, Recipes And Stories From The Top Slovenian Chef

Ana Roš - Sun and Rain Food and Cooking Book 2020A personal chef monograph, and the first book, from globally-acclaimed chef Ana Roš of Hiša Franko in Slovenia

Set near the Italian border in Slovenia’s remote Soča valley, in the foothills of mountains and beside a turquoise river full of trout, Ana Roš tells the story of her life. Through essays, recollections, recipes, and photos, she shares the idyllic landscape that inspires her, the abundant seasonal ingredients from local foragers, the tales of fishing and exploring, and the evolution of her inventive and sophisticated food at Hiša Franko – where she has elevated Slovenian food and become influential in the global culinary landscape.

Ana Roš Sun and Rain Monograph book kitchen

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