hmm, I would say that it is a good place to retire... my main concern would be "education". do you think the quality here in Laos will be Ok for your kids? (if you have... or plan to start a family here.. )
I don't have any children yet (I'm still young btw .. haha), but thinking in a long-term.."life". I would certainly want to raise my kids in a more .."competitive" scenario. well, of course, things could change over the years...
but as it is now.. settling? (settle-ing? sorry) for long while young is out of question.. ( I consider "young" when you still have a kid with < 18 years old, or will have a kid.. )
so.. other than that.. if my kids are already grown up, then yes.. I would want to move permanently with my ..(future) wife..
still, Laos is developing... how much would it change in the next 10 years? would you want to go back when that happens? would you regret leaving it all behind 10 years ago? or would you regret missing the chance of living the Laos you liked back then?
if it's your dream, I think it's worth giving it a try
just my opinion .. good luck~ xD
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