Price of an average pair of blue jeans in Angola's capital: $204
Think your Starbucks habit is tough here? A cup of coffee in Moscow can cost $8.29.
Doesn't sound much like the value menu: A fast food hamburger meal here runs $7.31 on average.
Savor your lunch: A club sandwich meal in this African capital costs $25.51 on average. (Don't go looking for a familiar fast food burger -- the big chains aren't here yet.)
Home sweet home won't come cheap in this island city-state: Monthly rent for an unfurnished two-bedroom luxury apartment averages $3,795.
But move from Singapore to Hong Kong and you'll reminisce about the good old days when your rent was reasonable. To lease an unfurnished two-bedroom luxury apartment here, you'll shell out $7,092 a month.
It's painful to fill your gas tank anywhere these days, but pity the poor Swiss: A liter of gas in Geneva runs $2.02, or $7.66 a gallon.
If you're bringing your family along for your job in Zurich, you'll need a bit more space -- and money An unfurnished luxury three-bedroom house will set you back $5,981 a month (which, on this list, looks almost reasonable).
News and entertainment will cost you in Bern: A movie ticket averages $18.95, and a copy of a daily international newspaper will run you $4.35.
After looking at the rest of the cities on the list, Sydney feels practically cheap: Just $2.15 for a liter of soda, $113.55 for a pair of blue jeans, and $9.20 for a fast food hamburger meal.