Amsterdam is a hub of creativity, innovation and diversity. In Amsterdam, you’ll find people from all walks of life and food from more or less every country and culture in the world. Of course, it’s a fantastic place to live and the readers of Time Out magazine clearly think so too.
The readers have voted for the best city to live in in the world and Amsterdam’s number five, despite the huge costs of renting an apartment in the city (eek). So how did they meet this conclusion? Well, it’s based on public opinion.
20,000 people voted to ascertain which city was the best place to live in the world and here are the top ten:
The results are based on several variables, including things like the quality of the hospitality industry, the strength of the arts scene in each city and even the quality of dating apps. The questions are actually answered by residents of each city, so clearly a lot of people in Amsterdam love living here. Next year let’s go for the number one spot!