World's 10 Most Expensive Cities
It can be expensive to live any in city these days; but what are the 10 most expensive cities to dwell in? The cost of city living around the globe has sky-rocketed, even small towns and villages can be expensive now. Here is a list of the world's most expensive cities to call home in 2010.
- Tokyo, Japan. You might want to pack your own lunch before leaving home in this city, because if you get hungry, a restaurant meal will cost you at least $18. A movie ticket will cost you $22 in Tokyo, and rent for a two bedroom apartment is $5,000.
- Oslo, Norway. Even a $43 lunch and close to $900 for a washing machine couldn't earn Oslo the number one most expensive city in the world. Oslo did take the number one spot for expensive European cities to live in, beating out Copenhagen.
- Luanda, Angola. If you want to wash your clothes at home in Luanda, you will have to invest almost $1,000 for a washing machine. If you enjoy eggs for breakfast, one dozen will cost you $4.75 in this expensive city. A two bedroom flat is $3,500.
- Nagoya, Japan. Japan's Nagoya is among the top 5 most expensive cities in the world. Eating rice in the far east is a tradition, and Nagoya ranks number one in the world for the price of one Kilogram, at $9.14.
- Yokohama, Japan. If you like to drink beer in the port city of Yokohama, a single can from a grocer will cost you $3.26. So you can imagine how much a night of bar drinking will set you back.
- Stavanger, Norway. Just one can of beer in a Stavanger bar costs $12. This beautiful little cozy seaside city boasts a %50 higher than average food expense than the rest of Europe. Stavanger is know as Norway's petroleum capital.
- Kobe, Japan. Kobe is one of Japan's largest port cities. The cost of high-grade meats; especially beef is very expensive in this city. A dozen eggs in Kobe is low in comparison to other expensive Japanese cities at $2.81.
- Copenhagen, Denmark. A washing machine is very costly at $1,196 in this once #1 most expensive European city to live in. A single pair of women's jeans costs more than $150 dollars in this city and public transportation costs $3.70, one way.
- Geneva, Switzerland. If you are an egg lover in this expensive European city, one dozen will set you back $7.64. The food prices overall in Geneva are %45 higher than the rest of Western Europe. The cost of electronics in Geneva is reported buy the UBS to be among the highest in the word.
- Zurich, Switzerland. Rounding up the pack is Switzerland's largest city and the countries main business center. A night at the movies in this expensive city will cost a family of four $64 for the tickets alone. Lunch at a restaurant will cost that same family $100 excluding the tip.