8 Countries That Are Better to Live in Than the US


The trendsetting country on the Atlantic continues to attract young expats, particularly entrepreneurs, given its relatively low cost of living and welcoming business incentives that help stretch your hard-earned dollars.

Costa Rica

Relocating to well-trodden Costa Rica isn't a novel idea for anyone who has ever visited the country and met a few friendly expats along the way, but there's a reason for its persisting popularity. Situated between the Pacific and Caribbean coasts

South Korea

The country of K-pop, K-barbecue, K-beauty, and 24-hour jjimjilbangs (Korean bathhouses) draws expats wanting to take part in this epicenter of popular culture. The sleek city of Seoul, Asia's third-largest economy, will provide you with killer restaurants


Not only is it easy to get to, but Canada also remains a top contender for American expats for several reasons that may include affordable education, cultural diversity, stability, and countless adventures in the unspoiled natural wilderness.


This highly livable Central European country can have you hiking in the Alps one day and enjoying a performance in a famous opera house the next. Austria's capital, Vienna, has been recognized for its quality of life and low crime rates, as well as an exciting food


This West African nation's diverse expat community continues to grow each year thanks to the friendly locals and the laid-back culture. In 2019, Ghana commemorated the Year of Return, 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were brought to America


The affluent city-state of Singapore often ranks among the best countries for expats to live and work, thanks to job security, high-quality schools, and one of the world's most efficient public transport systems that can get you all over the city in a jiffy.


Scandi-fans in search of constant fresh air and a sense of space might want to consider moving to Sweden, which has one of the lowest population densities in the world. The design-forward capital of Stockholm offers walkable access to the enchanting historic center