Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.
The World’s Most Expensive Cities List for expatriates is out.
Seoul came out on top, or bottom depending on your perspective, in Asia at number 7.
Tokyo fell to number 13.
Taipei fell to #94, 6th in Asia and Hong Kong was number 5 in Asia.
Singapore was 122nd in the world and 10th in Asia.
The survey was conducted by ECA International and measured:
1. the cost of food,
2. cost of basic items including drink and tobacco, a
3. other costs such as clothing and electrical goods.
The top ten cities.
City Country Previous Rank Luanda Angola 2 Oslo Norway 3 Moscow Russia 4 Stavanger Norway 6 Copenhagen Denmark 7 Kinshasa Congo Democratic Rep. 5 Seoul Korea Republic 8 Libreville Gabon 9 Geneva Switzerland 11 London U.K. 17
How is it where you live?
Talk to Bill and others about their experiences raising bi-cultural Japanese-American kids.