What Are the Most Affordable Cities in the World?

Cuenca, Ecuador 1 of 9

Cuenca has beautiful scenery and architecture, along with affordable living. By many estimates, you can live on less than $1,800 a month, including your rent, which is often around $550 a month. You can even find smaller apartments for as little as $100/month. If you have an extra $200 lying around, you can even hire household staff!