Thursday, October 22, 2009
I Want To Live Here
Copenhagen, Denmark. Oprah reported the other day on the happiest places on earth. Nope...Disneyland wasn't one of them. The place that appealed most to me was Copenhagen Denmark. Take a look at some of these reasons and tell me you wouldn't want to live here. Not to mention, it would be like living in IKEA!
~Environmentally Consciousious - A third of the population rides bikes around the city, many with grocery bags or small children in tow.
~Homelessness - Poverty and unemployment are also extremely rare in this nation of 5.5 million people. If you lose your job, Nanna says the government continues to pay up to 90 percent of your salary for four years.
~Healthcare is free for everyone.
~The Danish government also takes a special interest in mothers and their children. Women typically get six to 12 months in paid maternity leave.
~College - citizens get paid to go the Universities from $400 to $500.
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