Originally Posted by keep it simple
I have worked extensively in many parts of the world, & lived in a few places too, but I can't really give you any specific advice from a US citizen POV. All I can tell you is this; There's no such thing as a "best" place to live, just some places where the mix of pros & cons suit you more than others. Never judge a people by the actions of their government, & proceed with humility & grace. You have one mouth & two ears, use them in that ratio :)
Very, very good advice! Where have you lived?