Posts Tagged ‘cost of living’

Is Japan Expensive? Part 4: Housing and Accomodation

Our final post in the series covers probably the single biggest living expense: accommodation. Tokyo, and London especially have a reputation for being two of the most expensive places in the world in terms of rent, so they will be our “test sites”, as it were, for investigation today.
As in earlier posts I’m going to [...]

Is Japan Expensive? Part 1: Travel

Is the UK more expensive than Japan these days? Over the next few posts I’ll be exploring just how much things cost in both countries. Let’s start with travel:
Travel by car:
First off, we’ll need to buy a car to get around in. I’ve chosen two examples here: the VW Golf R32, which is a beast [...]