I Retired 26 years ago and have no regrets.
(Fresno, Ca. USA)
My first wife died in 1989. I remarried three years later and retired. Wife & I then spent the next 25 years spending 6 months of each year living in a Golf Course Retirement Community in California and 6 months in Christchurch, New Zealand. Many trips to Australia, Fiji, Tahiti, and other South Pacific Islands.
I am now 84 years old and living alone in a beautiful Assisted Living Facility in California.