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In my office, we try to evaluate these costs when we send people overseas to make sure that the incomes are comparable. We do not want that people are worse off because of high rental costs or higher tax burden. After working on this for many years, the conclusion is that this is extremely difficult and complicated for people who stay longer in a country, ...
If you want to get off the beaten path a little bit, Belgrade is relatively cheap to get to and very cheap to stay in. I only have my own anecdotal experience, but all my mates love the night-life there. The food is good but cheap (I suggest fresh fish near on the banks of the Danube or anything off the barbecue), the accommodation is cheap and there is ...
No India on the list. That's bull. I live in New Delhi , the capital of India and believe you me every part of it is diverse. India as a country is diverse. You will find Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Jews, Christians, Buddhists, Jains. Tibet's government in exile, the administrative operations are from India. The dalai lama temple is in India. There are loads of ...
With regard to the most religiously diverse country and your goal of seeing the most religions in a short time, probably Singapore is your best bet. It likely has the most distinct and heavily-practiced religions per km², amongst all the countries of the world (though probably not amongst all the cities of the world).
While you've already received some nice suggestions I'm quite surprised no one mentioned Jerusalem. Jerusalem is considered holy to the three major Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The old city is divided into four quarters—known since the early 19th century as the Armenian, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Quarters and religion is a very ...
A close proxy for "most religions" that is much more easily measured will be what is called a "Global City," and Wikipedia happens to have exactly such a list. The criteria used in determining their ranking are: A variety of international financial services, notably in finance, insurance, real estate, banking, accountancy, and marketing ...
Go to London. In the metropolitan area (covered well by cheap public transport) you can find many, many different religions. Christianity (many different branches of), Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, Hidus, etc, etc, etc. Also, any big metropolis will be the same. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_London
In an amusing coincidence, the Melbourne subreddit today deviated into a discussion on transport apps, and one of the ones suggested was Offi - a multi-city public transport app. The cities/countries it claims to support: Supported countries: • Europe • United Kingdom • Ireland • USA (San Francisco, Philadelphia) • Australia (Sydney, New South Wales, ...
Ha! I finally found it! The app is not in the Android App store, but it works fine. The software is called "Metro" as I remembered, it's offline and works quite nicely with 400 cities.
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