Most of us can only ever dream of living in some of these destinations – and reading this article will (mostly likely) send us off into a daydream. For many people though, with the right amount of money, living in these places is an absolute reality. So let’s get to the good stuff…
Known for being a hugely wealthy city – this destination is full of the richest of the rich. Home to the world’s only 7 star hotel and the world’s tallest building – this city is forever evolving, growing and expanding. The city is full of luxurious brands, luxurious hotels and even more amazing houses and villas – and with a thriving expat community and no taxes either, it’s unsurprising people are moving here to live the high life.
Known for being the playground of the rich and famous, this city is full of the richest folk trying to get even wealthier. Perhaps not a residential city (mostly the city attracts wealthy visitors rather than wealthy home-owners) it should still be included on this list because of the sheer volume of money invested in this city!
Monaco in the South of France is a city famed for it’s appearance in the James Bond films and the F1 (of course). The residents here are big earners and so are the vacationers. You’ll need a big budget to afford a hotel room here – and even more of a budget if you’re planning on eating out in any of the cities luxurious restaurants or bars. If you’re feeling lucky you may want to try out the famous casino too, you never know!
This city is often overlooked as being one of the wealthiest – but the Singapore Dollar is growing ever stronger. This city is definitely a pearl of South East Asia, with it’s beautiful landscapes and beautifully clean and well-kept streets and parks. The city is so well presented – it’s hard to feel rich and VIP when stopping here. With great luxury shopping and fantastic hotels popping up constantly, this city really is something special and will no doubt get richer.
New York City
With the world’s most powerful stock exchange, a GDP of around $1406 Billion and an untouchable tourist industry – this city is estimated to be one of the world’s richest cities. NYC is a beautiful city too – so it’s no wonder the tourist industry here is booming every year! You may struggle to purchase property here though… most people are renting!
As a city, London is very similar to NYC. With a powerful stock exchange, great property market and strong tourist industry – this city is known for being a wealthy one. The city is booming at the moment, with the upcoming Olympics 2012 the city has gone through some major renovation. The wealthiest areas in the city tend to be found towards the West, with areas such as Chelsea, Westminster and Fulham topping the rentals and property prices. Find cheap flights to London on OneTravel.
Another hugely wealthy are because of natural resources – this city is quickly becoming a big rival to Dubai. The city is rapidly expanding, growing and catching up to its next door neighbour!
Made famous for attracting the rich and famous, The Hamptons has become a popular summer destination for wealthy US socialites and beneficiaries. The Hamptons has a reputation for being full of the rich and famous – and it certainly lives up to expectations. With the beautiful weather, huge properties and luxury shopping and restaurants… what’s not to love?
Many thanks to the team at Ladbrokes Games for their assistance in putting together this article.