Health ratings were determined by Treated.com and reviewed 10 variables: life expectancy, air quality, water quality, overall quality of life, cost of fruits and vegetables, quality of green spaces, walk/cycle to work, fitness clubs and fees, C02 emissions and the percent of the GDP allocated to healthcare. The lower the number, the better the score.
Crime rates were calculated by dividing reported crimes by the population. For a crime rate index, which evaluates homicides, aggravated assaults, robbery, burglaries, theft, arson, rape and motor vehicle theft, the higher the number, the higher the crime.
Next, we reviewed Wanderlu's average hotel price by capital — the more affordable, the better — and with the combination, we were able to score the cities against one another. The following is how every capital fared.
Of course, we also had to factor in our own opinions as well as tourism numbers to determine which ones were the best and which ones, well, simply weren't. Let the debates begin!