This is the best city in the world to be freelance

Can you guess?

If you’re the kind of travel-hungry person who quite fancies a stint as a successful freelancer abroad one day, listen up: We have the answer you’ve been waiting for.

We recently revealed the happiest place to live in the UK, but now we’ve discovered the best city in the world to be a freelancer. Intrigued?


… Drum roll, please…

Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon. Apparently, this is the best city to live in to achieve the elusive work-life balance (because, it’s official, working from home makes you happier).

The findings come from a study by Dutch site Hoofdkraan, who published a list of the top ten best cities to work in as a freelancer. The UKĀ does feature on the list, but not the city of London as you might first think. The cities are as follows:

  1. Lisbon, Portugal
  2. Miami, USA
  3. Seville, Spain
  4. Las Palmas, Spain
  5. New Orleans, USA
  6. Bristol, UK
  7. Marseille, France
  8. Bratislava, Slovakia
  9. Vancouver, Canada
  10. Porto, Portugal

So, take your pick, freelancers, because it looks like moving to Portugal is a great idea…

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