Yikes!…We Live In The World’s Most Expensive City ~ Singapore

Marina Bay Sands and Merlion in Singapore

So, apparently we now live in the world’s most expensive city.  According to Economist Intelligence Unit (whatever that is…) Singapore just took the top spot away from Tokyo as the priciest place to call home.  When a 900 sq. foot apartment costs $4000 a month to rent, and a certificate to purchase and drive a car costs just as much as the car itself,  there’s no arguing that Singapore is ridiculously expensive.

However, aside from the cost of housing, vehicles, alcohol, utilities, groceries, clothing, hair cuts, and taxis, it really isn’t all that bad!  After all, the most you’ll pay for an MRT ride, no matter the distance, is something like $1.90.  And you can get a decent meal at a hawker centre for a low $3.00.

So, what the heck…why not live in the world’s most expensive city?!  Maybe when we go back to Canada we’ll stop being so cheap!

2014 Men's Health Urbanathlon - Singapore 08 Singapore Marina Run 2014 08 National Day Fireworks - Singapore

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Author:Thomas & Katherine

A love for travel, adventure, and photography. We just can't help but write about it!

3 Comments on “Yikes!…We Live In The World’s Most Expensive City ~ Singapore”

  1. March 13, 2014 at 7:39 am #

    Wow! Great shot of the fireworks in the last photograph! What camera are you using?

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    • March 15, 2014 at 9:00 am #

      Hi Jill, thank-you! It’s a Canon 7D with the 24-105 l-series lens. Great view, hey??

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