Last year we gave you a rundown of the best cities to live in and this year we’re back to update you on the movements for 2019. According to Mercer’s ‘Quality of Living Ranking’ for 2019 Vienna has topped the chart for the 10th year running. Every year Mercer evaluates a variety of different factors including; recreation, housing, public transport, education, natural environment and more to determine the quality of living in almost 500 cities around the world.
This is what the ...
From scrambled egg festivals to monkey buffets, it’s safe to say that there are some rather weird and wonderful traditions that take place around the world.
Here’s a list of just 10 of the most bizarre cultural practices from around the globe that are still carried out today:
La Tomatina, Spain
First up is La Tomatina, the largest tomato fight in the world. It’s not quite known how it came about but there are many theories surrounding it. One of the most popular is ...
Expats looking to relocate to Northern Europe or the North Atlantic, namely countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland, you will likely have some awareness of the fact that the winter months are longer and colder when compared to the UK winter season.
You will also be aware that a longer winter will mean the need to wrap up warmer and that perhaps you may need to invest in some snow boots. However, often it can come as a surprise that ...
The Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank, release their global Prosperity Index annually. The survey ranks the most prosperous countries in the world. Many assume prosperity is used in reference to the financial standing of a country and, while this is included, the Legatum Institute considers more factors in its ranking.
Ranking in 7th place in their most recent study (out of 149 countries) was Denmark. This puts Denmark in the top 6%, with its rankings for Social Capital (4th), Economic Quality ...
The Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank, release their global Prosperity Index annually and the endless survey ranks the mos
t prosperous countries in the world.
Many assume prosperity is used in reference to the financial standing of a country and, while this is included, the Legatum Institute considers more factors in its ranking. The organisation compares 89 variables to distinguish the ranking, including traditional indicators such as per capita gross domestic products and the number of people in full-time work, to more ...
If you’re tired of Tunisia or bored with Benidorm, you might just be interested in a brand new survey released.
It aims to reveal the trending destinations for holidays next year, and reveals some surprising and unusual travel ideas worthy of consideration.
Skyscanner is a travel search engine rather like Expedia, which allows you to search for flights, hotels and car hire around the world.
In this way you can price-compare all the various options out there with an aim of finding the very ...
Trying to ascertain the “best” country to live in can be problematic because of the number of factors that can be taken into account.
As seasoned expats and world travellers will have discovered, each country has its own strengths and weaknesses. Some have stronger economies, others weaker. Some have a low cost of living while others don’t. How do you boil all those elements down into a workable figure, in order to decide which countries offer global wanderers the very best lifestyle?