The European Commission has released its annual Flash Eurobarometer of quality of life in European cities. It is a huge survey that asks people to rank their satisfaction for example, with the cleanliness of their city, the amount of green space, and how safe it is. The ranking below consists of the cities where the highest percentage of people said they were "very satisfied with their life." Let's take a look.
Bern in Switzerland topped the ranking of the cities with the best quality of life. Work-life balance is great which means that people know how to take care of them. Moreover, Switzerland overall is considered the second happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free country in the world.
Here’s why Bern is the best city to work and live in and its comparison to London.
Here is a ranking of cities around the world with the highest quality of life. The ranking was made by the world's largest human resources consulting firm Mercer. Its "Quality of Living Index" has just recently been released. Mercer analyzed 450 cities across the world and established several criteria that helped to judge which cities qualify for the ranking. Here is top 27 cities that made the list.
Photographer Niki Boon is living with her four children on a 10-acre property in New Zealand and tries to document their everyday carefree life in natural environment. Her children aren't schooled and she believes that they "are right where they belong covered in mud."As a gift, Niki gives each child a pile of their photos on his or her birthday as these photos are a little treasure which will later tell their childhood stories.