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World's Priciest City Is Dirt Poor

Luanda tops expat list once again

(Newser) - Most people in Luanda scrape by on a few dollars a day, but the Angolan capital has topped a list of the world's most expensive cities for expatriates for another year . Business consultancy Mercer says the high cost of imported goods and "secure living accommodations" has made the... More »

The World's Priciest City Is...

...Tokyo, according to annual survey

(Newser) - Looking to ditch these shores and move abroad? Don't head to Tokyo unless you have plenty of moolah to bankroll your expat lifestyle. A cup of coffee will run you $8.29 there, and a single ticket to a movie clocks in at $22.97. Part of the reason... More »

World's Most Expensive City Is ... Luanda?

Civil war has led to staggering prices in Angola's capital

(Newser) - If you thought the most expensive city in the world was someplace like London or New York, wait until you get a load of the prices in Luanda, Angola. A house will set you back $10,000 a month, a hotel room $400 a night, and an SUV rental $200... More »

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