Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more.
Just because you’re comfortable where you’re living right now doesn’t mean it’s the ideal place for you. Maybe it’s too expensive, or maybe the air quality isn’t so good, or maybe it’s the wrong continent altogether.
Well, this simple web tool will take all of those factors (and more!) into account and tell you where you ought to live to maximize your comfort based on your income level.
The site is called The Earth Awaits and was originally designed for those who want to live abroad, but has since expanded into a general tool that anyone can use to find better areas to live.
Simple search factors include: monthly budget, family size, residence type, lifestyle costs, desired crime rate, desired pollution level, and which continents you prefer.
Advanced search factors include: inclusion or exclusion of cities and countries, freedom score, quality of life score, racial discrimination score, health care score, primary languages, temperature ranges, and internet quality ranges.
It can be rather insightful:
Give it a try and let us know how well it works for you! If you don’t mind, share your results with us below.