• Posted:Thursday, July 8, 2010
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The world's most liveable cities

When you are visiting a new city you can sometimes find yourself not wanting to leave. For many travellers the thoughts of leaving the city where they have spent the last few days or longer, having many adventures is enough to make them call home and tell them not to bother going to the airport to pick them up!

Unfortunately, most of us can only dream of actually making a decision like that as we find ourselves returning to the nine to five and other commitments, already looking forward to our next adventure! However, some people get to make that call and stay put in the city they have fallen for. Also, many others will return once they find themselves back at home pining to go back! And a lot of people will just end up picking a city whether they have been there before or not and jetting off to start a new life or just for a change of scenery! If you do find yourself in the latter category then you might want to do a little bit of research before picking your new home and a great place to start is with the recently published list of the most liveable cities by Mercer. This survey ranks the top places to live around the world in terms of quality of living.

The top five most liveable cities on the list are:

Tied 4th – Auckland, New Zealand
Tied 4th – Vancouver, Canada
3rd – Geneva, Switzerland
2nd – Zurich, Switzerland
1st – Vienna, Austria

Have you ever been to or lived in one of these top five? Do you think they should be in the top five? Or have you lived in many different cities and reckon you have a different take of what they top five most liveable cities in the world are? Leave your thoughts and suggestions in the comment box below!

 

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