A pensioner enjoys a day on an outrigger boat in the Philippines. Low living costs, cheap domestic travel, and lifetime non-immigrant visas are among the attractions of retiring in the country. Photo: Alamy

Retirement in the Philippines: why it’s attractive, and four places to see out your golden years

  • Low living costs, lifetime non-immigrant visas, friendly, English-speaking population, and accessibility make the Philippines appealing for retirees
  • A favourite of Chinese pensioners, here are four of the best places in the country in which to retire
Topic |   Ageing society

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A pensioner enjoys a day on an outrigger boat in the Philippines. Low living costs, cheap domestic travel, and lifetime non-immigrant visas are among the attractions of retiring in the country. Photo: Alamy
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The Chinatown Pretty blog focuses on elderly Chinese-Americans that dress to impress. Photo: Andria Lo

Three blogs celebrating fashionable seniors: if Helen Mirren and Chinatown grannies can do it, so can you

  • Advanced Style, Sciuraglam and Chinatown Pretty capture the colours, patterns and accessories of some of the most funky pensioners around
  • Here’s proof you too can be a trend-setter, no matter your age
Topic |   Fashion

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The Chinatown Pretty blog focuses on elderly Chinese-Americans that dress to impress. Photo: Andria Lo
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