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The 8 Cheapest Countries To Go And Live In For A Year. It’ll Make You Want To Move!

Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

Thinking of taking off for a year? Here is a list of the best (and cheapest) places to spend a year discovering yourself.

1. Thailand
One Month’s Rent (1 bedroom): $300
Utilities: $70

Thailand is a country famous for its lush vegetation, busy cities, food, and the largest Buddha in the world. It has a variety of leisure activities, including kite flying, which used to be a competitive sport, in addition to being considered the golf capital of Asia.

Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

2. Guatemala
One Month’s Rent (1 bedroom): $320
Utilities: $120

Guatemala is a country rich with cultural history. It is also the birthplace of chocolate and blue jeans. There are many Mayan ruins to visit, which won’t be difficult as a monthly bus pass costs around $20.
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

3. Malaysia
One Month’s Rent (1 bedroom): $223
Utilities: $50

Malaysia is a nature lover’s dream, home to many species of wildlife, such as the Malayan tiger, and the proboscis monkey. Malaysia is replete with 210 mammal species, over 620 species of birds, and 250 reptile species, and about two thirds of the country are covered in forest.
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

4. Panama
One Month’s Rent (1 bedroom): $450
Utilities: $75

Panamanian culture is a blend of European, African, and Indigenous cultures. The country boasts many regional festivals and activities. Panama also offers tax incentives to foreign retirees, and is fast becoming a retirement haven.
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

5. Nepal
One Month’s Rent (1 bedroom): $90
Utilities: $30

Nepal is situated in between China and India, and is home to one of the most famous mountain ranges in the world, the Himalayas. The crown jewel of the Himalayas, Mount Everest, is the highest point on Earth. Nepalese culture is rich in history and folklore. Some festivals and celebrations last several days.
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year
Cheapest Countries to Live In For a Year

6. Vietnam
One Month’s Rent (1 bedroom): $300
Utilities: $50

Vietnam is well known for its delicious cuisine. It addition to being delectable, it’s incredibly affordable. For $5 or less, you can buy yourself a great meal. Enjoy the lush vegetation over a bowl of Pho!

7. Nicaragua
One Month’s Rent (1 bedroom): $150
Utilities: $40

Because the prices are so low in Nicaragua, the cost of living is much more affordable. You can join a gym for $30, and buy a bus pass for less than $10. Nicaragua also has a strong European heritage, predominately Spanish and British, but the culture has also been largely influenced by Amerindian customs.

8. India
One Month’s Rent (1 bedroom): $150
Utilities: 40$

India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. It boasts the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, and many festivals supporting a culture that spans over 4500 years. Their film industry produces the most-watched films in the world. India is also commonly believed to be the country that invented chess.

source: Prismatic

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