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Top Asia destinations and retirement villages

Top Asia attractions and retirement locations? George Town’s attractions include a dozen museums, jungle parks with secluded beaches and amusement parks. Expats get together regularly for club activities, healthcare is first-rate, and public transportation is modern and efficient. Another neighborhood is reminiscent of an old Malay village,” says Kathleen Peddicord, founder of Live and Invest Overseas. “Impressive British-colonial buildings serve the same functions as they did more than a century ago…Many of the dilapidated Chinese shophouses have been scrubbed, painted and renovated into attractive hotels, community centers, cafés, galleries, and private homes.

For nearly 150 years until World War II, the Imperial Citadel of Hue served as the capital of Vietnam’s Nguyen dynasty. In the very center of these secure walls was the Purple Forbidden City, an area reserved exclusively for the royal family. The enormous Imperial Citadel was also a strategic hold during the Vietnam War, as it stands very close to the demilitarized zone that separated North and South Vietnam. This destination is significant for all those who are interested in the history of the nation.

Fisherman’s Village Samui is a historical part of Bophut, with rustic-style buildings housing boutique stores, trendy restaurants and a small selection of hotels lining the narrow Beach Road. Every Friday, the whole area becomes the site of the Fisherman’s Village Walking Street market, attracting huge numbers of shoppers from across the island for the amazing variety of wares and the lively atmosphere. Find extra info at Retirement Villages.

With 28 awe-inspiring hectares to explore, it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to cover Singapore Zoo in its entirety in a day. But you give it a good go. Unlike traditional zoos, which keep its animals in cages, this place was the first in the world to implement the ‘open concept’, which has animals in individually landscaped enclosures. There are more than 4,000 animals to see across 11 zones, including Wild Africa, Primate Kingdom and Frozen Tundra. Visit the world’s largest captive colony of orangutans, feed the friendly Asian elephants and see the rare white tiger.

What is a retirement village? Unlike in a care home, retirement village residents can buy an apartment on the site, can partly-buy, or even rent the property for a few months. Residents can bring their own furniture, decorate as they wish, and are free to have friends and family come to stay. This way, your friends & family can enjoy a ‘resort like’ vacation at your village. Discover more info at http://www.retirementvillages.asia/.

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