3 Countries Where You Can Live in Luxury for Only $542 a Month

Written by Henrik Rothen

Mar.11 - 2024 9:37 PM CET

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There are countries around the world where you can live in luxury for very little money. Here are three examples of such countries.

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Globally, there are places where people live on very little money. Therefore, due to the exchange rate in these countries, if you come from America or a wealthy European country, your purchasing power can be significantly higher.

Many of these countries, though not all, are in Asia. Below, you are introduced to 3 countries where you can live in luxury for $542 a month.

If you're considering making a significant life change in 2024, take a look at these destinations where you can start anew for very little money, writes Senest.dk.


Thailand is known for its islands, warm climate year-round, temples, and some of the world's friendliest people. But it's much more than that: it's one of the countries where many Westerners live for years and work remotely.

You can save up to half of an average salary by living in the country. Moreover, it boasts one of the world's most delicious cuisines (you won't get tired of pad thai). So, in addition to earning and saving money, it will be a genuine experience for all five senses.

From the cosmopolitan and chaotic Bangkok to the paradisiacal beaches of Krabi, you will surely find your ideal choice.


Imagine earning a monthly salary of $2,500. In an American city, you could live a relatively normal life, but you'd still need to be mindful of your expenses. However, if you earn that salary while working remotely and living in Indonesia, the lifestyle you lead will be much more luxurious.

The beaches of Bali, the incredible Jakarta, or the exotic Ubud could be some of your potential destinations. Imagine weekends wandering through their countless Buddhist temples, visiting their wonderful rice fields, or surfing on their wild beaches.


The third country worth living in if you want to experience luxury is Laos. It's a beautiful place with pristine nature and an enviable food culture. It often gets overshadowed by Cambodia and Thailand, its neighboring countries with a higher level of tourism. However, the truth is that this country has nothing to envy its neighbors for.

The cost of living in Laos is among the lowest in the world, yet it is completely safe. And as mentioned, due to its proximity to Thailand and Cambodia, it will allow you to explore one of the most exciting and historically rich areas in all of Asia.

Have you been to any of the above countries before, and would you consider living there?

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