Where there are many examples of Bucharest’s cultural and architectural splendor the highlights include the Romanian Athenaeum, an elaborately domed circular building that is the cities main concert hall, Bucharest University and the National History Museum.The truly charming city of Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia.Property is relatively cheap to buy or rent, particularly beachfront villas considering the premium normally attached to them.
The winning cities in the singles-scene category excel in the off-hours, ranking highly for nightclubs, dive bars, and even great diners, where you might lock eyes with someone over a late-night order of fries.
But the most singles-friendly cities also put a creative spin on conventional meet-up spots.
New York City landed in the top 10 for the best cities for singles, according to readers.
In this year’s America’s Favorite Places survey, readers ranked 38 cities on dozens of appealing qualities, including good-looking locals, cool shopping, and hipster-magnet coffee bars.
Bucharest, the capital of Romania is a dynamic modern city with a wildly sensational history.
Nicknamed “little Paris” in the early 1900’s Bucharest really plays the part with hip cafes, impressive tree lined boulevards and dramatic modern and historic architecture.The country topped a poll on the International Living website, which is about overseas retirement.The site used its international network of writers, editors and expats to assess factors ranging from how easy it is to make friends in the country to the ease at which one can get around.Jim Kennedy, a British expat retiree who moved to Ecuador last year, said: “If you are a senior citizen you can qualify for some discounts on eating out and travel.But these things aren’t expensive anyhow, so your pension goes a lot further out here.” Ecuador, where Spanish is the official language although English is widely spoken, also has an excellent safety record by South American standards.Men are there to see music and have conversations, not just to get laid (though there’s that, too! Guy you'll meet: He's got "neck tattoos and good manners," says Machell, 40.