Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Chennai makes it to BBC's list of top 5 cities to live
Another proud moment for Chennaites. After being featured in Lonely Planet’s ‘list of 10 best places to visit in 2015’ and top best food cities in National Geographic’s top 10 food cities, now our Chennai city featured in BBC's travel section.
Recently, the city had made it to another list. Chennai makes it to BBC's list of top 5 cities not only worth visiting, but also worth living in for long term!
BBC scoured these lists to find a few cities that are making big strides but still under many travellers’ radar. With the opening of the new, air-conditioned Chennai Metro Rail, this east coast city that was once a mere jumping off point for the rest of India is becoming a destination in its own right. As one of India’s safest big cities, Chennai, which has 4.3 million residents, also feels less congested and hectic than other cities of its size because it is spread out. Easy access to beaches and historic temples, as well as the city’s Tamil culture, also make it appealing for expats.
For complete article - http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20150116-living-in-2015s-hottest-cities