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An Expat Talks about Retiring in Lima, Peru

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Lima

Why did you choose to retire abroad?

Obama is an idiot and the USA is untenable as a viable place for residency now.

Are you retired abroad all year or part of the year?

all year

Why did you choose the country you retired to?

It is cheaper. We live in Lima - Trujillo.

Did you ever live abroad before you retired abroad?

yes

How many countries (other than your home country) have you lived in as a retiree?

2

What have been the most challenging aspects of being retired abroad?

not much

What have been the most rewarding aspects of being retired abroad?

Not being hassled by by the idiocy of the current political administration.

What would you do differently if you were just starting the retire abroad process?

I would have left sooner.

What is life like for a retiree in your city and its surroundings? (Is there an active expat community? Cultural Attractions? Recreation? Nightlife?)

It is great here with no lacks or wants.

What residency documents or visas did you need to obtain to retire in your host country? How difficult was this process? (Please describe)

Visa - very amiable.

Did you buy a home or apartment, or rent one? Is this a difficult process? (Please describe)

whatever

Financially, has living abroad in your host country met your expectations? Exceeded them?

Exceeded them

What are the most important financial considerations for retiring to your host country?

you can eat decently

How much can a retiree live on comfortably in your host country?

no comment

Do you have access to quality medical care? (Please describe - is it close? Expensive?)

no comment

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Is there a lot of crime where you live? (Please describe)

no the cops do not hesitate about busting heads of idiots here

Describe available transportation where you live. Do you need a car? Is there access to safe public transportation?

good public transportation

Is there high-speed internet access where you live?

of course

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