“I now pronounce you man and wife. You may kiss the bride.” These words are said thousands of times every day, all over the world. But when the honeymoon is over, things will soon get back to the ordinary life. Even to the richest people on the world. Here’s a top 10 most expensive divorces ever!
Clay, wood, stone, metal and nowadays plastics are all used by artists to create fascinating sculptures. Many ancient sculptures that survived time are now offering a rich insight in the religious and political life of the Greek, Roman, Indian and Chinese civilizations, as well as others. Some of these creations belong to the most expensive sculptures.
Yesterday, a famous Picasso painting fetched $ 45 million at a high end auction organized by Sotheby’s in London. It seems that investors or collectors, most notably from China and the Middle East, do have faith in the value of rare art, rather than investing in real estate or in shares. And a painting, of course, is one of a kind, unique.
Many people have a natural feeling for time. Maybe not exactly to the second, but it’ll do. You won’t be late for your appointment and that’s what it’s all about when it comes to time, right? Wrong! Like the car you are driving it is an absolute necessity to impress others with the way you deal with time. You think of time as one of the most serious concepts on earth and if you can afford it you wouldn’t hesitate to show others how important time is in your life. You just show them your watch in a rather nonchalant way. They know what time it is. Probably too late for them. Here’s a list of most expensive watches in the world!
There was a time that a song was played on the radio and people clung together to dance on the music that was broadcasted. The Beatles started to integrate video and music for promotional purposes in 1965. It wasn’t until the 1980’s that music videos became popular, when MTV built a format around this medium. And although MTV isn’t that popular anymore due to the internet, video clips still are. That’s why a lot of money is spent on production of video clips. Here’s a top 10 most expensive music videos!
Driving your car means you decide when and where to go. This sense of ultimate freedom rapidly stops when you enter the cities in our next list. First of all you’ve got to find a parking spot and once you’ve finally managed to squirm your car somewhere in a dark, gas polluted parking garage, you’ll soon discover that your wallet won’t be really happy. The parking rates in this list are astronomous. Check the next list most expensive cities to park. Parking rates on a monthly basis and in US dollars. The good news is that most cities have an excellent subway system, so you can reconsider an alternative.
Did you ever dream of owning your own island? I bet you have. And if you’ve seen Tom Cruise’s little piece of this earth in the movie Knight And Day, you’ll want one of those too! But can you? Of course you can, provided you bring enough cash to the table. Because these babies don’t come cheap, as you’ll discover in our list of most expensive islands.
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What are the most expensive cities for expats to live in? A relevant question for governants, multinationals and companies such as Mercer that presented its annual Cost of Living survey. In this survey comparative costs like housing, transport, food en many more items are measured and compared to New York, that functions as a benchmark. Here’s the top 10 most expensive cities for expats!
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Living in a city is not that difficult. You just go around the corner for a bread and a beer. If you want to go out you take a cab to a club of your selection. If want to stay fit, visit the gym or take a walk in the park. It’s getting problematic when you just don’t earn enough, especially in the cities that make up our next top 10 list of most expensive cities to live in….
Soccer is a very popular sport around the world. The soccer branche is worth billions. So it’s not surprising that teams are paying a lot to contract the best players. And some players are real ‘clubhoppers’, as they move from club to club. The total transfer value of the top 10 most expensive soccer players is shown in our next list!
In times of economic crises it is always wise to invest your hard earned money in objects that keep their value. Gold, real estate, oil or coffe, those all work. But of course art is an even better option. Because no matter how tough the going gets, people will always enjoy a nice painting. Here’s our top ten list of most expensive paintings.
Hotels. hey can be dreadful, they can be brilliant. Usually a hotel won’t make you feel really comfortable, you’d rather just spend the night in your own home. But some hotels have something extra. And so does the bill when you check out. Here’s our list of most expensive hotel rooms: