Gozo Main

A Wealth of Happiness for a Happy Price Why Gozo? Four words: Sunny, affordable Mediterranean island. That's why we get googly-eyed over Gozo, Malta's quiet and quirky little brother. We developed a full-on crush when the expats told us you can retire there for about $35,000 per year and that you can legally live there indefinitely as a "temporary resident."

You can use the island as a springboard from which to explore the rest of Europe, & according to the World Database of Happiness, you can find some of the happiest people on Earth on Gozo -- and they speak English. Read the full story.