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World´s Most Expensive Cities
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1.       Daydreamer
3743 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 10:15 am

Here´s this year´s ranking of World´s Most Expensive Cities opened by:

1. London
2. Oslo
3. Dublin

with
Istanbul at 29th position


The criterion was the cost of a weighted shopping basket geared to Western European consumer habits containing 122 goods and services including rent.

2.       Elisabeth
5732 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 05:43 pm

Houston is not on the list! YEAH!!!!

3.       Trudy
7887 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 05:55 pm

Neither is Rotterdam! lol

4.       Elisabeth
5732 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 05:57 pm

Quoting Trudy:

Neither is Rotterdam! lol



So we have money left over for .....

5.       catwoman
8933 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 06:01 pm

Berlin is below Istanbul at place 30, then underneath there´s Seoul, Lisbon, Miami, Dubai, Hong Kong, Athens, Warsaw (place 44), Prague (place 50 ).

6.       Trudy
7887 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 06:02 pm

Quoting Elisabeth:

Quoting Trudy:

Neither is Rotterdam! lol



So we have money left over for .....



Well, at 2,40€ (3,75$) a draft beer, that won´t last long, I´m afraid...

7.       Daydreamer
3743 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 06:56 pm

Don´t complain Trudy, it is about 4€ here

8.       Trudy
7887 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 07:06 pm

Quoting Daydreamer:

Don´t complain Trudy, it is about 4€ here



Here is Ireland? Yes, I was there in 1996 and even then it was a very expensive country. I´ll go to Japan again, a beer in a pub (canned, they hardly know drafts) costs only 1,50€!

9.       mltm
3690 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 07:11 pm

Oh, my city, Lyon, is just above my home city Istanbul in the 28th place. From which market in İstanbul did they fill the basket, for me Lyon is much more expensive.

10.       catwoman
8933 posts
 01 Aug 2008 Fri 07:21 pm

Quoting mltm:

Oh, my city, Lyon, is just above my home city Istanbul in the 28th place. From which market in İstanbul did they fill the basket, for me Lyon is much more expensive.


I would also think so! lol

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