Tuesday 14 August 2018


Dawn on the banks of the Yarra River in Melbourne.

For a record seven years, Melbourne has topped the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index — but things have changed. Vienna has dislodged the Victorian capital as the most pleasant city to live in. The two cities have been neck-and-neck in the annual survey of 140 urban centres for years, and are separated by less than a point. Vienna scored 99.1 and Melbourne scored 98.4.

Vienna scored top spot with an improved security situation and a lower crime rate. Melbourne scored well in culture and environment, and maximum points in healthcare, education and infrastructure. The survey tends to favour medium-sized cities in wealthy countries with low population density.

This post is part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Ruby Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Travel Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme.


  1. Lovely color scheme and brightness.
    beautiful picture!

  2. Absolutely outstanding


  3. Nice height capture . Please tell something about my capture on my blog.


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