So, there was this election recently. And a few people were upset by it. Okay, a lot of people were upset by it. Upset enough to have crashed the Canadian immigration website as they considered other places to live.

Without diving into the politics of the matter, this raises an interesting question for Americans, who live in a country with tremendous diversity of landscapes and can find most, if not all, they want topographically within its borders. Super gnarly mountains? Got em. Phenomenal whitewater? Check. Sublime deserts, long-distance hiking trails, and triple overhead waves? Yes, yes, and yes. But let’s say something compelled you to live somewhere else. Where would it be?

And, sorry, but we’re just listing the most common and frequently mentioned countries, not every one of the world’s 200-plus.

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