Are you thinking of moving from Chicago to Philadelphia in the foreseeable future? Perhaps, you’ve been there once and it struck you as a habitable city. Embrace the East Coast vibes and its international culture appeal. Philly is more compact than Chicago and is located close to New York. You can travel across Center City in 45 minutes. The people are friendlier and easier to connect with, in case you need to yap with a total stranger on the train. Apart from the hassle-free Riding mass transit Philadelphia is also affordable and you can work from anywhere.
There is an abundance of museums and cultural events in this cosmopolitan city. You will enjoy access to all of life’s conveniences, plus, it is cheaper than most east coast cities. By comparison, Philadelphia is more blue-collar than NYC and DC.