jmusmc85 saidThe great thing about America is that it is so large and diverse no two regions will give you the same experience. Living in NYC will be a totally different experience than LA or Miami. Some cities, like Detroit or Buffalo, although in America, are almost 3rd world like. They offer very little redeeming qualities and are failed states.
Just don't set your hopes too high. People come to America expecting the streets to be paved with gold and movie stars in every corner but that it is not the case. Some parts of America will seem like you saw on TV, but by and large most of us live "normal" lives. Unlike South Africa, the privileged here are generally allowed to live without fear.
I will say that I value my American citizenship and will not give it up for anything in the world. For all it's fault, I still believe the US is the best country in the world and I couldn't imagine leaving here for good, though I certainly wouldn't mind living somewhere else for awhile.
Where do you think you would want to live?
I suspect Los Angeles would be a good choice for you. It's fashion scene is large and the some areas can still be affordable. NYC will cost you and arm and leg to live, though it is the fashion capital of the US.
This is such a cute post.
OP, he sums it up on a very broad and general term and it's an accurate assessment
Certain parts of America traditionally draw people from all over the world. Places like New York and California. . . obviously.
Also, Florida is cool place to see. Chicago? Houston? Phoenix? Vegas? Boston? NYC? LA? Atlanta? Seattle? I mean any of those cities are pretty much magnets for people looking for opportunity. Washington, DC too....Philly even?? it's just so big and vast and different everywhere u go, theres really no going wrong.
I'd avoid places in the deep south likr Mississippi and Alabama... Also large portions of the mid-west are kind of bland and not really worth a see.
Avoid places like Detroit, Buffalo, Ohio, etc.... you'd be bored.