Daily Archives: September 7, 2010

Americas Cost of Living – 2010

The Americas most expensive city, as at 1 July 2010, is Brasilia which is the world’s fourth most expensive city to live in. Caracas (ranked 11 in the world) is the second most expensive city in the Americas; however this … Continue reading

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Turkmenistan, Ashgabat – Cost of Living

Turkmenistan is largely desert country with nomadic cattle raising, intensive agriculture in irrigated oases, and huge gas and oil resources. One-half of its irrigated land is planted in cotton, placing the country in the top 10-15 producers. It also possesses … Continue reading

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Turkey, Ankara – Cost of Living

The economy of Turkey is largely dominated by modern industries and the services sector. The country is among the world’s leading producers of agricultural products; textiles; motor vehicles, ships and other transportation equipment; construction materials; consumer electronics and home appliances. … Continue reading

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Tunisia, Tunis – Cost of Living

The economy of Tunisia is in the process of economic reform and liberalization after decades of heavy state direction and participation in the economy. Economic and fiscal planning have resulted in moderate but sustained growth for over a decade. Tunisia’s … Continue reading

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The Secret to Moving

The biggest secret I have found to moving is to stay calm, my stomach always used to churn every time my husband would say: “Let’s look at moving to London, Perth, Colorado….” I would have this rush in the pit … Continue reading

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Trinidad and Tobago, Port-of-Spain – Cost of Living

The economy of Trinidad is based on natural gas and oil. Recent growth has been fueled by investments in liquefied natural gas (LNG), petrochemicals, and steel. Tourism and manufacturing are also important to the local economy.Tourism is a growing sector, … Continue reading

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