The Advantages & Disadvantages of Living in a Big City
Big cities such as Jakarta, Melbourne or New York are great places where you can find many tall buildings, vehicles, recreational areas and various other things that cannot be found in small town or villages. (Bigcity, n.d.) Most people prefer living in a big city because in a place where the economy is constantly growing and where anything is possible, it is significantly easier to find a good job with a better quality of life. However aside from the numerous advantages of living in a big city, there are also a few down points to living there. First of all, in a big city we can get what we cannot find in village or small town. For example, in a big city there are many malls, cinemas, nightclubs, restaurants and sport stations. Malls are really nice places to hang out with friends at because the buildings are designed in such a way that people feel comfortable spending large amounts of time in them. Customers are provided with a good service and they are able to find many products, not only the ones they need, but also the ones they want. Also people can taste a lot of different kinds of food from different provinces or countries. Secondly, schools in a big city is relatively more qualified and recognized than schools in small towns, and there are even schools with an international standard, which enable children to be more developed in different languages such as English, Chinese and many more. Thirdly, in a big city usually there are a lot of hospitals with advanced technology and better medical treatments because they recruit the doctors who are well-known in the country, and sometimes these hospitals even employ doctors from other countries. In short, patients are more likely to receive better care and treatments in a big city than in small towns. Next, travelling is much easier because in a big city there are good transportation systems such as airplanes, trains, buses, and others. Usually...
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