We decided to go online and just search “best places to retire.” ILM covers a lot about travel, but largely focuses on inexpensive foreign countries to retire in, where your money can go 5-10 times farther than in the US. And just like that, lightning struck. Synapses fired. We were just like, “Eureka! That’s it! We get to travel AND have an early retirement!”
We bought a piece of raw land on the island of Ambergris Caye, Belize. With our lot’s perfect view of the turquoise water, it gave us a real place to imagine ourselves someday, far away from the 9-5.