Tag: Lifestyle Bangkok

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Living Without Car: San Francisco & Bangkok – What’s In Common

San Francisco – Living Without Car

The real estate experts at Redfin named San Francisco the best city in America for people who “don’t want a car, but still want to get around.” They observed American cities with populations in exceed of 300,000 and voted San Francisco #1 for walking, biking and transit. San Francisco was ranked highest overall followed by New York City, Boston and Washington D.C.

It’s a fact that most people in San Francisco don’t own cars and they can reach every neighborhood in San Francisco by walking and public transportation can basically get you anywhere you need to go. Also, it’s extremely expensive in San Francisco if you want to own a home that has parking – one need to plan an addition of 300,000 $ to the cost of your home.

Bangkok – Living Without Car

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I Live in Asoke Bangkok – How Much Will Cost My Lifestyle in Sydney Australia – Part C.2

Part A is here   Part B is here  Part B.2 here  Part C is here

Hi there. Yesterday I published the last Part C where I have concluded that I will need to spend more than 250,000 ฿ (almost 7,200 $) a month in New York if I want to maintain same lifestyle that costs me 95,000 ฿ (about 2,700 $) here in Asoke Bangkok Thailand. This calculation is probably quite specific for my own lifestyle, even though it may be some good indicator for other expats. I took into account food, utilities, consumer goods, sports and, certainly, real estate expenses to compare cost of living between two cities. I may need to add cost of health services – this may be of interest for many expats, especially those from New York, where cost of health insurance and doctor visits getting higher and higher. It may be a good topic for one of next articles.

Here I would like to complete calculation for comparing cost of living in Asoke Bangkok and Sydney Australia, as started in Part B.

How much it would cost me in Sydney to maintain my same Asoke Bangkok lifestyle?

We already know that consumer prices (excluding Real Estate rent) in Sydney are 76% higher than in Bangkok, restaurant prices in Sydney are 182% higher than in Bangkok, and groceries Prices in Sydney are 51% higher than in Bangkok

Apartment Rental Prices in Asoke Bangkok and Sydney

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I Live in Asoke Bangkok – How Much Will Cost My Lifestyle in Sydney Australia – Part B.2

Part A is here   Part B is here

Hi again. In two previous articles I described my lifestyle in Asoke, Bangkok – one that costs me 95,000 ฿ (around 2,700 $) a month. My question was simple like this – how much I will need to pay in New York if I live the same lifestyle there. It sounds a simple question, still it’s a bit more complicated to calculate that I thought. I am continuing my mathematical and accounting exercise and I promise to come soon with an exact sum – give me few more days.

For meanwhile, I have requires from our readers to compare Bangkok with other cities in the world. Wow, I would love to do it and I start with … Sydney, Australia. Why Sydney you may ask. Oh, simply it was requested more times that any other city.

How Much I Will Need To Spend In Sydney For My Asoke, Bangkok Lifestyle

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I live in Asoke Bangkok – can I afford New York with the same lifestyle – part B

Part A is here

Hi all. I continue my investigation about living cost in Asoke, Bangkok comparing to New York. In part A of this blog post I have compared prices for food and transportation that are a relatively minor share of my monthly spending of 95,000 ฿ a month in Bangkok.

Can I afford my Bangkok lifestyle if move to New York?

What else do I spend money for living in my condo in Asoke? Utilities of course.

Utilities cost in Asoke Bangkok

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