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The top five most expensive places to live as an expat worldwide are Caracas, Luanda, Hong Kong, Singapore and Oslo. What about the most expensive per region? Top five most expensive locations per regions: Africa Luanda, Angola Bangui, Central African … Continue reading

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Cost of Living Differences Around the World — Just How Big Are They?

What makes one city more expensive than another?  Why is Switzerland so expensive? Why is Tokyo no longer the most expensive place in the world? Switzerland is fragmented into different cultures and different languages in different geographical areas. In comparison to most countries, people do … Continue reading

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Asia Pacific Cost of Living Rankings for October 2012

The most expensive countries in Asia Pacific for expatriates to live in are: Japan; Papua New Guinea; Singapore;  Australia, China The most expensive cities for expatriates to live in are: Tokyo (the most expensive in the world); Hong Kong; Yokohama; … Continue reading

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Zurich City – Just How Expensive Is It?

Zurich in Switzerland is a cultural Mecca and renowned for being one of the most desirable cities to live in many a survey. It is also however one of the most expensive cities to live in, ranking in the top ten … Continue reading

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Japan, Tokyo – Cost of Living

The economy of Japan is the second largest in the world, after the United States at around $5 trillion USD in terms of nominal GDP and third after the United States and China when adjusted for purchasing power parity. Banking, … Continue reading

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Japan, Tokyo Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Japan. Location: Japan is an island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula. Country Climate: Varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north. Country Terrain: Mostly … Continue reading

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