6.  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2017 best places to retire abroad
  • Your monthly budget: $2,000 to $2,500

Known for its untouched rainforests and incredible street food, Kuala Lumpur is full of expats who crave culture and history.

Kuala Lumpur is surrounded by some of the world's top heritage sites such as the Sri Mahamariamman, the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia, and the Batu Caves. 

If you are looking for more of a modern excursion, you can also check out the public skybridge and observation deck on the Petronas Twin Towers. 

First published March 8, 2017: 7:33 AM ET
Monthly budgets consider the following costs: rent for a one-bedroom apartment, groceries for two, utilities, cable, Internet, gas, phone services, and entertainment.

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