Are these the World’s Most “Liveable” Cities?

Are these the World’s Most “Liveable” Cities?

that big-city buzz is exciting for a while, beyond the
bright lights of London,
and Paris
lie extortionate rent, bad pollution and low pay. With low crime
rates, affordable housing, superior salaries and buzzing cultural
scenes, here are the world’s most liveable cities.



With affordable housing, striking architecture, low crime rates
and a good dose of culture, it isn’t hard to see why
tops most liveable-city lists. Rent is surprisingly
affordable here, so bright and spacious Viennese apartments are
highly-sought after, and most areas throughout the city are
well-connected by reliable public transport systems (as well as by
plenty of cycle routes). Impressive health care and education
systems are paired with a strong cultural heritage – Beethoven,
Klimt and Mozart all lived here – and if the city gets too much,
it’s only a short hop and a skip to the lush Austrian countryside.
Yodel to your heart’s content.



While Sydney and Adelaide are often ranked among the world’s
most liveable cities, Melbourne
has the edge. The cultural capital of Australia, this city has lots
of galleries and museums, as well as being home to underground art
collectives and a vivid nightlife scene. While it doesn’t have its
own truly authentic cuisine, Melbourne prides itself on bringing
together culinary flair from destinations all over the world –
largely influenced by the vast numbers of immigrants that have
already settled down in the city.



Despite its reputation as a bustling business hub,
has plenty more to offer than just imports and money in
your pocket. Nicknamed “the nation’s kitchen”, Osaka has endless
numbers of high-end restaurants serving traditional dishes such as
ramen, soba and sushi, while also being Japan’s top city for
international cuisine. A port city, Osaka is also an excellent base
for those who love the water. Weekends can be spent lazing on Suma
Beach or taking day trips to one of the pristine beaches



A hub for those in search for a hygge
lifestyle, the Danish capital is the centre of Scandi-chic. Famous
for carefully designed interiors and residents with a dress sense
to rival any fashionista, the city is much more than its pared-back
aesthetic. With an impressively low carbon footprint, an acclaimed
restaurant scene and a reputation as one of the happiest countries
in the world, Copenhagen
has us judging you (and ourselves) for not moving there sooner.



Canada’s biggest city also happens to be its best. The economic
capital of the country,
is a major city for global finance and business,
perfectly balanced by plenty of arts and culture centres. Catch
some live music, spend evenings at the theatre and weekends
strolling through one of the city’s vast parks.



A financial and cultural hub, Zurich is a magnet for immigrants.
Although known for being one of the world’s most expensive cities,
this Swiss centre handles this reputation by providing exceedingly
high average net wages to all-too-willing residents. Perfect for
lovers of the great outdoors, this is the place to spend summer
swimming and sailing across Lake Zurich, and winter skiing through
the Alps. With close proximity to France, Germany and
is easily one of the best cities in the world for expats.

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