Dream retirement city?

For me it'd probably be Santa Barbara, a few hours away from LA, great weather and scenery, pretty quiet and naturey except for the ugly and loud monstrosity named UCSB. 

Alternatively, I could go with something more exotic like Ibiza or Mykonos, but I wouldn't live there all year round because there's so many tourists and it's on a tiny island.

On the higher end, if my carry and coinvest keeps performing the way they are, something in the Hamptons or Beverly Hills wouldn't be out of the question, with Beverly Hills more suited for a high profile, early retirement. Miami would be a nice secondary place, you'd just have to choose a good neighbourhood so the latino and black kids don't bother you.

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Oct 23, 2021 - 9:58am

Santa Barbara would be cool. Look at Santorini if you're thinking of Mykonos, it's a little sleepier but just big enough.

I really like Maine, somewhere there close to/along the coast would be great.

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  • Incoming Analyst in AM - Other
Oct 23, 2021 - 10:57am

Eastern European country as my base, and I would travel frequently across Western Europe/Asia. I don't go out often and enjoy nature. My money would allow me to live like royalty. 

Oct 23, 2021 - 11:11am

SB is cool but I will miss concrete jungles. I hate the feeling of FOMO and SB/SD or any French/Italian/Bali city will be too laid back and I'll probably loose my grip on society and current issues

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