Portugal one of the top destinations so cheap you might not need to work

Portugal has topped the charts (5th place) for the best places to retire through the years. Portugal is expat favorite and offers easy paths to residency. There are a number of long-term visa options for living in Europe: a student visa, work visa, retirement visa, investment visa, business/entrepreneur visa (for small- and medium-sized businesses), self-employment visa, digital nomad visa, spousal/partner visa and citizenship via descent.