20 of the coolest places to retire in the world

  • ​Bordeaux, France

    • Average cost of living: $870.59/person/month

    Bordeaux is home to a large English-speaking community and a significant number of university students from around the world. The city of about 240,000 is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its food, wine and mild climate that makes al fresco dining and other outdoor activities enjoyable almost any time of year.