Thailand has long been a destination that tempts those of retirement age to make it their permanent home.
Major factors for this include the climate, a wide, varied range of locations and environments, accommodation to suit every pocket, excellent private health care, reasonable cost of living and activities across the board.
Here are details of what the visa requirements are, how straightforward the renewal process is and some restrictions that those looking to realise their retirement dream need to understand.
Life really can begin at 50!
The lure of retirement and a very relaxed pace of life in Thailand can be yours from the age of 50. This has got to be a major plus. Many men and women reaching their half-century are fit, healthy and ready to enjoy life as they choose for many more years to come.