It’s not easy to keep the work and life balance to standard when at the end of the month at least half of your income goes for rent or the home mortgage and the other half gets swallowed up by the bills. But not all of the countries in the world would empty your pocket for a modest living style!
In this post, we’ll see the top 10 richest countries in the world to live in!
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Even though the US army bombed Laos during the Vietnam War, Laotian people would still treat Americans as warm as possible! Laos is the paradise of Buddhism culture and architecture lovers who don’t want to spend a fortune! You can get a deep tissue massage for $6 or have a beer for $1.25!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Laos would cost $662.50.
Even though Poland is in Europe, this nice looking country is relatively affordable and pleasant. You’d spend half of what you do in Germany, Poland’s neighbor.
Poland is becoming a hotspot among international students and expats since it’s very affordable and you have access to all amenities of a modern country in Poland, especially in Warsaw and Krakow.
Poland would be an even better place if you are European since Poland is an EU member where you can travel and work without limits!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Poland would cost $528.15.
No cheap list is complete without a touch of Thailand in it!
Thailand is well-known among westerners for its always smiling people, outstanding temples, and crystal clear water and white sand beaches and it all comes at a fairly cheap price. Enjoy as much as delicious Thai food as you want for less than $2 per meal!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Thailand would cost $478.18.
If you are ready to visit one of the seven wonders in the world on a budget, pack your bag, Machu Picchu is calling!
Peru is a fantastic South American country where your dollar is more worthy than you could imagine! You can enjoy exploring the Inca kingdom, Amazon forests, and more!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Peru would cost $431.88.
6- South Africa
Are you looking for an English speaking country that looks like heaven and doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg? Look no further as South Africa is smiling at you!
South Africa has all of the amenities you could ask for in a western country and the wide variety of fun activities like safari, zip line, or whale watching never allow you to get bored, even for a second!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in South Africa would cost $428.25.
Being sandwiched between Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, Armenia is one of a kind! This small nation was the first one to adopt Christianity as its official religion in the world and that’s not the only exciting fact about Armenia. There are lots of fun activities to do in Armenia such as paragliding, visiting countless gorgeous monasteries, enjoying Armenian cuisine, and even enjoying the beachfront beside Sevan lake!
And the best thing about Armenia is its cheap prices, how about a world-class opera ticket for $6? or a fantastic Armenian local beer for $1.50?
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Georgia would cost $372.89.
Let’s move on to the Balkans’ most underrated country, Montenegro.
Montenegro is a beautiful beachfront nation with a lot of scenery and historic places to offer. Montenegrin people are usually chilling and never in rush. How about a 2 hours nap after lunch at the beach?
Montenegro has applied to join the EU zone which is planned to happen by 2025!
The housing price in Montenegro is too cheap that foreigners can’t get enough of its real estate market!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Montenegro would cost $344.22.
Georgia is a truly hidden European gem, offering everyone with any budget, the best vacation a traveler could ever ask for with its European style cafes, gorgeous restaurants, rich history, and of course being very affordable.
Considering the level of service and amenities you’d receive in Georgia, you’ll always get surprised why everything is too cheap in Georgia. The level of fun you could have while traveling to/living in Georgia would put your expectations high! No wonder why more and more people are visiting this European gem every year!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Georgia would cost $331.70.
Bulgaria is an EU member that joined in 2007 but has still doesn’t use Euro as its currency which is one of the main reasons why Bulgaria is one of the cheapest countries in Europe to travel to or to live in. Bulgaria has a history of 8,000 years and stunning beaches and let’s not forget about the tasty Bulgarian cuisine. This country has become travelers to go place since it’s cheap, beautiful, and other great countries like Greece and Turkey are only a few meters away!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Bulgaria would cost $316.22.
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Nepal is too cheap that forces you to stay for at least a year or two to discover the hippie within you!
According to Numbeo, renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center in Thailand would cost $137.81.
7 thoughts on “Top 10 Cheapest countries to live in now”
Thanks for sharing! There are some countries that I would not have expected to be on this list.
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May I know which ones?
Very much informative post. Thanks for sharing.
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I knew a number of people in England who would travel overseas and fill up their suitcases with stuff that was cheap compared to England. They would take advantage of prices in all the European countries you mentioned and Thailand as well! Heck, even getting stuff in New York was cheaper than London! Goes to show how exchange rates, plus cost of living make bartering lucrative!
Wow! I thought London was just expensive because I have Canadian dollar. Never would’ve thought it was expensive even for themselves! Lol! I feel like an idiot today!
London is notoriously expensive. Also, when I left, income inequality was becoming a big problem, so the expensive part was getting out of hand. Don’t feel bad. I made that mistake too