It’s easy to understand why Isabella Mariani prefers the dating scene in Chile.
She met her husband there, in Santiago, where she lived in 2015.
Expats and global travelers say it’s typically harder to date here than anywhere else, given the ultracompetitive environment.
Going out, hookups and relationships in countries and cities around the world are not exactly the same as what singles experience in New York City.
“When [my boyfriend] was interested, he was talking to me every day, not pretending he wasn’t into me,” she says of her now-beau.“Americans are a lot friendlier when you’re going out in bars and restaurants.