Whether you prefer laid-back relaxed country living or the excitement of a metropolitan area, you can find a location that offers the kind of lifestyle you want, making it your own individual ideal cheapest place in the USA to retire.
In 1973, Texas country singer Jerry Jeff Walker chose this laid-back destination as the place for the recording of his new album, "Viva Terlingua", which became very popular (and this helped to put Luckenbach on the map).
This look used to be the laid-back standard in places of business; however, it is now the norm for companies where employees regularly interact with clients or are making daily sales with their office life in plain view.
What Kyrgyzstan lacks in gracious buildings and fancy cakes it makes up for with nomadic traditions such as laid-back hospitality, a healthy distrust of authority and a fondness for drinking fermented mare's milk.
Parties celebrating engagements are naturally more laid-back than bridal showers or other wedding-oriented events, and they should focus on both individuals rather than just the bride-to-be or groom-to-be.