The 10 cheapest cities to live in 2022, according to Time Out

Time Out has conducted a new study that has revealed the cheapest cities to live in 2022. This might be the place for those considering a detour and a change of course. Moving is not easy and requires a lot of planning in advance, especially when you have to settle somewhere other than the country of origin.

The survey involved some 27,000 people who were asked if their city was too expensive to live in. The first conclusion is that most of them are located in continental Europe, others inhabit the American continent, and one of the best options is in the African continent.

1.Manchester, England

Manchester is the third most visited city in the UK. It is a major urban center in the North West of England with a rich industrial heritage. According to data published by the survey, it is the cheapest city to live in the world, it also stands out for being a place that enables economic growth, according to the survey of British business leaders published in 2006 , Manchester was considered the best place to set up a business in the UK.

2. Montreal, Canada

Montreal is listed as one of the best destinations to live abroad. Moreover, it is one of the cheapest cities to live. The formula seems to be ideal for those looking for a serene lifestyle with great potential for growth.

Due to its high growth rate and low crime rate, Montreal has been ranked among the best destinations to live abroad. Apart from being one of the cheapest cities in the world to live in, the equation seems to be perfect for a developed lifestyle.

3. Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, along with the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle district and Andrassy Boulevard, has been declared an internationally protected World Heritage Site. According to critics, it has an awe-inspiring urban skyline full of 19th-century architectural marvels and also positions itself as one of the cheapest cities in the world to live in.

4. St. Petersburg, Russia

Located in northwest Europe and known as the “Venice of the North”, St. Petersburg is the second most important city in all of Russia, both in terms of history, culture and population. It stands out as the cultural center of Russia, with places like the modern Mariinsky Theatre, which hosts operas and ballets, and the State Museum of Russia, which exhibits national art, paintings of Orthodox icons to the works of Kandinsky.

5. Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg started as a gold mining colony in the 19th century and is also known as the city of gold and diamonds. It is one of the few cosmopolitan cities in South Africa. The ‘Time Out’ study manages to rank Johannesburg among the five cheapest destinations in the world to live in 2022, it is considered the heart of South Africa, as the city is promoted as a financial capital of the country and one of the few cosmopolitan cities in South Africa.

6. Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and the largest city in the region. It enjoys a privileged location in the heart of Europe and is well connected to neighboring countries. This makes it one of the most visited destinations on the continent. This city offers a great availability of services such as very complete and 24-hour public transport. In addition, it enjoys a medieval atmosphere that surrounds the city and is able to transport its visitors to time immemorial.

Prague is the largest city in its region. – Photo: Prague, Czech Republic Photo: Alexander Spatari Getty Images

7. Porto, Portugal

Porto is known for its majestic bridges, the city is coastal, offers beautiful landscapes and for the production of “Port” wine, the drink that gives it its name. Its cobbled streets are full of shops and cafes, it has the longest metro system in the country which crosses the whole city, safely and comfortably.

8. Rome, Italy

Rome is a great cosmopolitan city showcasing nearly 3,000 years of globally influenced art, architecture and culture. It is also known as the Eternal City, the City of Vespas and the famous Colosseum.

It’s quite a social city, where people are always on the streets, in the squares, meeting for a drink, walking around and eating out, one of those where the nightlife is on the surface so if you’re young , then this place can be perfect to take another step towards a new life path.

With the opening of the Ritz-Carlton in Mexico City, Marriott International now has 300 hotels in Latin America.
With the opening of the Ritz-Carlton in Mexico City, Marriott International now has 300 hotels in Latin America. – Photo: Marriott International

9. Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City is the densely populated capital of Mexico and one of the largest cities in the world. This place is famous for the Templo Mayor (a 13th-century Aztec temple), the Baroque capital of the Spanish Conquistadors Cathedral, and the National Palace, which houses historic murals by Diego Rivera.

10. Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is a vibrant city known for its ornate temples and bustling street life. It also has a large number of natural and cultural attractions since ‘Intriper’ assures that it is the number 1 city to retire in view of the price-art of living ratio.

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