Do you want to retire in a tropical destination, but think it might be too expensive? It doesn't have to be! If you're willing to think outside the box, a tropical paradise of your own could be much more affordable than you think. Many Americans have been buying homes overseas due to the low cost of living, beautiful surroundings, and the freedom to retire early or to vacation more often. Here are some of the most affordable places in the world to search for the home of your dreams that offer most of the American conveniences you want at a fraction of the cost.