8 great reasons to live in Spain

Thinking of moving to Spain? It can be a wonderful experience to head to a warmer climate, and there are lots of great reasons why Spain could be the right place for you. Whether you are moving here for a career opportunity, planning for your retirement or are simply looking for a change of scenery, Spain is a fantastic choice. Nevertheless, choosi...

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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Mount Gambier for One Month?

Mount Gambier sits on the flatlands near an extinct volcano. The mountain's peak is marked by a 'Centenary Tower', built in 1904, to commemorate the area's first sighting by European explorers. At some 192 metres above sea level, this landmark is the city's highest point. This picturesque south Australian city is a major service provider for the 'L...

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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Canberra for One Month?

If you're used to chaotic, traffic-snarled capitals, then you're in for a big surprise with Canberra. Created from scratch in the early 20th century, on bush lands originally occupied by the 'Ngunnawal' people, it has all the hallmarks of being a purpose built city designed with mathematical precision. The city's principle architects, Walter and Ma...

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Little Rock for One Month?

Little Rock, Arkansas, is a surprising town that has played its part in both historical and more recent political and social events that impacted on the rest of the America. To say it's had its fair share of scandals is no understatement. From the integration struggles faced by the African American people to today's political environment, Little Ro...

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Juneau for One Month?

Getting to Juneau is half of the adventure. Accessible only by sea or air, Alaska’s seemingly isolated capital is worth the venture. Breathtaking natural beauty, incredibly fresh local seafood, cliff top views, and a small town with a big heart, Juneau is a city full of surprises.  Some come for a short visit to check out Juneau’s job scene and others just to enjoy her incredible beauty. Being a prime tourist destination, it’s no surpri...

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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Edinburgh for One Month?

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland since the 15th century, is one of the most handsome cities in the United Kingdom. It is set against the backdrop of ‘Arthur’s Seat’, a wild and craggy hill that rises dramatically above the city to a height of over 250 metres - in winter it’s often dusted with snow. Edinburgh itself is divided into two distinct areas: the ‘Old Town’, dominated by a medieval fortress including a castle; and the neoclassical ‘New ...

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Gold Coast for One Month?

Gold Coast is a city that truly earned its name. Escaped convicts used to hide in the area, back when the region was settled mostly by penal colonies. Red Cedar forests attracted the industrious in the mid-nineteenth century, and by 1875, the wealthiest residents of nearby Brisbane were coming to the beaches on holiday. Before Gold Coast was officially established, it was a number of communities that eventually became incorporated into the town o...

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Mobile for One Month?

The people of Alabama hold a soft spot in their hearts for the charming city of Mobile. Originally the capital of the Louisiana Territory, and claiming the birthplace of Mardi Gras, this city is one of a kind. Her history and diversity make Mobile a fascinating area to explore, with the unexpected to be discovered around every captivating corner and oak lined streetscape.  Mobile is a large city that spreads from the sands of Mobile Bay and ...

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How much does it cost to live in Montgomery for one month?

Montgomery is not only Alabama’s state capital and the place of the world’s first electric trolley system, but its also known for its contribution to jazz, rock, country and blues music. A nostalgic town with the charm of yesteryear, it’s a slower pace here and that’s alright in this part of the States.  The city exudes Southern hospitality whether you’re walking along the banks of the Alabama River viewing its grand, historical buildings, o...

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How Much Does it Cost to Live in Newcastle for One Month?

Newcastle can often be overlooked, with it’s proximity to the ever-popular cultural mecca that is Sydney, but this growing harbour town is not to be missed. Originally established as a penal colony where prisoners were sent to live out harsh sentences mining coal and steel, the city has a dark and tumultuous past. Market crashes have hit this industry-dependent community hard in the past, but the turn of the century has cast a new light of hope. ...

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