The 10 Most Liveable Cities in the World

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Looking to make a change? That’s what your 20’s and 30’s is for .. right? Travelling the world, learning new languages, embracing new cultures.. the world is your oyster!

The list of the most (and least) liveable cities in 2016 has just been revealed.

Compiled annually by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIUN), 140 cities are looked at in the Global Liveability Ranking. Each city is scored on five broad categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.


The Least Liveable Cities

10. Damascus, Syria

9. Tripoli, Libya

8. Lagos, Nigeria

7. Dhaka, Bangladesh

6. Port Moresby, PNG

5. Algiers, Algeria

4. Karachi Pakistan

3. Harare, Zimbabwe

2. Douala, Cameroon

1. Kiev, Ukraine


The Most Liveable Cities

10. Hamburg, Germany

Craving that character that can only come from Europe?

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9. Helsinki, Finland

This place looks awesome, one for the list!

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8. Auckland, New Zealand

I’m noticing a pattern; sunshine, coastal cities, lots of boats and pretty lights. Go Auckland!

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7. Perth, Australia

Sunshine sunshine sunshine..

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6. Adelaide, Australia

This city looks ACE!

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5. Calgary, Canada

Yee-haw. This cowboy city has it all.

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4. Toronto, Canada

Nightlife, food, awesome city!

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3. Vancouver, Canada

Whoop Whoop, we heart Vancouver! What’s not to love about this place.



2. Vienna, Austria

No surprises here, Vienna is on EVERY list there is!

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1. Melbourne, Australia

Again, no surprises.. has anyone been to Melbourne on a working holiday visa?

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It’s no surprise to us that 3 cities in Canada have ranked in the top 10! There’s no time like the present to check out if you can get grab a Working Holiday visa for next year! See the updated visas here. It’s really easy to apply for visas by yourself, and maybe next year you will be chilling on a beach in Vancouver, eating up all the food you can in Toronto, or enjoying short ride to the Rocky Mountains from Calgary. We don’t want to come across as biased, but we think Canada rocks!

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