People all over the world dream of living in the world’s biggest cities. From New York to Seoul, children grow up with hopes of living lavishly in high rise apartments overlooking the city. However, living in the most famous cities in the world has drawbacks. Specifically, everyone wants to be there. All too often, the cost of living in these opportunistic places is higher than expected. Sadly, the best places to live are often the most expensive cities in the world.


1. Dubai, U.A.E.

Dubai has many attractions and is a travel and lifestyle destination for many. Property owners know this, so rent prices are often astronomical and set firmly. As well as high rent, many goods are imported. This raises prices and means residents pay more for everyday items. It’s also not great for raising a family, as education costs are quite high.

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