QCOSTARICA TRAVEL & LIVING – Once more, Ecuador tops the list of the best places to live abroad in the InterNations Expat Insider 2015 survey, which is with more than 14,000 respondents one of the most extensive studies ever conducted to explore the general living situation of expatriates.
This year’s top ten also hold some surprises: small country Malta made it up to third place, closely following Mexico on the second.
Apart from typical expat destinations Singapore and Luxembourg, the most popular places for living and working abroad in 2015 are perfect for globetrotters: According to InterNations, the largest global network and information site for expatriates, New Zealand, Thailand, Panama, Canada, and Australia prove to be great homes for global minds.
Ecuador: Everybody’s Darling
The InterNations Expat Insider 2015 survey ranks countries by different factors such as the quality of life, personal finance, working abroad and making friends. In most of those categories Ecuador takes a leading position.
For example, a stunning 94 percent of the foreigners in Ecuador are pleased with local leisure options, while 91 percent are satisfied with the local costs of living. Statistically, the typical expat in the South American country is US American and 51.9 years old. … continue reading