Top 10 Cities To Live In South America

Top 10 Cities To Live In South America

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With an ever-increasing global trade, political stability and financial independence several South American States are enjoying some of the best moments in their history. There are several beautiful cities in South America that would feel just like home and you would enjoy living there. You can even do so with very little money considering how affordable it is to live in some of these cities. Let’s have a look at the ten best cities to live in South America.

Best Cities To Live In South America In 2018

1. Cali, Columbia

Bogota is too large a city for everyone to thoroughly enjoy. Cali in Columbia is a far better destination for visitors looking to settle in for the long haul. The crime rate is marginally lower than most of Columbia, the weather is perfectly warm and the streets are filled with pleasant locals always up for a game of football or drinks. Also, Cali is unsurprisingly an affordable option for tourists as well. [1]

2. Buenos Aires, Argentina

If the simple Cali life isn’t for you, maybe you would prefer something a little fast paced like living in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires. While it may be as beautiful as Madrid, Rome, Paris, it is definitely significantly cheaper than either of them. While it does have some Latin American influences, Europeans will find it easiest to settle in here because of a large number of European influences from the time of the settlers. [2]

3. Florianopolis, Brazil

Vastly different from the sun-bathed beaches of Brazil is the city of Florianopolis. Just goes to show how vast this nation is. Unlike Rio, this city is not entirely tropical and the winters can end up being quite chilly. Also unlike Rio, the Florianopolis lifestyle is rather chilled out and laid back. Not too many parties although the food and the culture make it worth it. [2]

4. Medellin, Columbia

Medellin was one of the largest hotspots for drug lords and was devastated during the crime wave. Since the end of the fighting though Medellin is an excellent city to live in. The people want to see the violence behind them and work especially hard to be accommodating. [2]

5. Lima, Peru

The perfect sea breeze and warm sunny weather for most of the year make Lima a perfect retreat for someone looking for a change in scene. Lima also is home to some of the best food in South America, once you get to develop a taste for the slightly spicy flavors. [1]

6. Rio De Janerio, Brazil

Rio De Janerio is not only the most popular spot in Brazil, it is also one of the most happening cities in the world. We can’t talk enough about the nightlife. If you are in your early 20’s and looking to settle down in a foreign country then Rio would be the perfect spot for you. [1]

7. Bogota, Columbia

Bogota Columbia has evolved faster than most nations in the Southern half of the Americas. The city is now a hotbed of culture, cuisine and great food. The women are friendly, the wine is cheap, and the weather gives you the impression of a sleepy town. What more could you look for when you want to try and slow down the pace. [1]

8. Montevideo, Uruguay

Uruguay has one of the highest quality of life stats in all of South America. It can even be compared to some of the largest European nations in this regard. Even with the infrastructure, medical facilities, and social security not being up to par with the European nations it still provides a very happy life for its citizens. [3]

9. Santiago De Chile, Chile

If you are looking for a city that offers excellent professional and personal opportunities you have to consider Santiago De Chile. The capital city provides world-class infrastructure, excellent schooling, and even wonderful people. You’ll love your time in this nation. [3]

10. Curitiba, Brazil

If you’re looking for infrastructure which should be the model of all other South American nations you have to take a look at Curitiba. The urban environment has been excellently planned and provides smooth transit opportunities for its citizens. The city embodies progress in South America and shows the strides Brazil has taken to develop its economy. [3]