Easygoing and relaxed, the riverside capital of Western Australia is also the country's most popular destination for migrants and the reason why is plain to see.
Lying within minutes of the CBD are the famed beaches of Scarborough and Cottesloe, while just off the coast are a string of picturesque islands that beg exploration.
Intricate inland waterways create a fisherman's haven to the south, while the northern reaches boast crystal clear waters and Swan Valley vineyards beckon day-trippers to the east.
The city's residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that makes the most of the great outdoors. They share a common appreciation for Australia's natural wonders and a culture of living life to the full... See Where to Live Guide for Perth