Voting Opens Today for “Best Job in the World” Competition—

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Public voting is open for a winner who will “test-drive” life overseas for a month and report on the experience for The 20 finalists (out of 1,000 entries) are posted and International Living wants public input to help choose a winner for this “Best Job in the World” competition.

Public voting is open for a winner who will “test-drive” life overseas for a month and report on the experience for

The overseas-living experts at are calling on the public to help them decide who should be the overall winner for their “Best Job in the World” contest.

More than 1,000 hopefuls entered the competition, which is looking for a writer to travel to one or more of the world’s best retirement havens and report back on the experience.

The winning entrant will receive a round-trip international airline ticket to the “top retirement haven” of their choice—Ecuador, Panama, Mexico, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Spain, Malta, Colombia, Portugal or Thailand.

In addition, the winner will receive $5,000 in cash to fund this overseas adventure.

“The winner has complete control over his or her itinerary. All we ask is that he or she spend at least a month in one (or travel to more than one) of the countries on's 2015 top retirement havens list,” says Jennifer Stevens,’s executive editor.

Each of these top retirement havens offers a great climate, low cost of living, good infrastructure, top-notch healthcare…and various other attributes which make them comfortable for expats to move to and live in.

The 1,000-plus entrants were asked to send in a headline and a 150-word lead describing a favorite travel experience. The editors at had the arduous task of narrowing down that number to the best 20.

The public has until November 18 to vote on who out of the 20 finalists they would like to see win the prize. Voting is open here: Travel Writers Competition Top 20 Finalists.

Winners will be announced on the website on November 30, 2015.

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