How much does it cost to live in the city?


There are three certainties when you move to a big city. You will have bad dates with very eligible men, it could be the way they hold their fork or initiate sex talk before you’ve even learned their last name and from that point it’s certain what their intentions are and despite their moderate good looks and investment portfolio you best be going home alone to fish the over priced thong from your bottom and slip into your Peter Alexander pyjamas. Secondly, you will have an argument with a housemate, whether it be over dishes, unexpected late night guests or that entire jar of Nutella you ate in the middle of the night and never replaced. And finally, when you move to the city you will earn more money than you ever have in your life and every month you’ll wonder what the hell happened to it.

Money Diaries by lifestyle website, Refinery 29 gives readers a refreshing insight into the spending habits of modern, professional women. From personal hygiene to peonies, women in major cities all over the world reveal their salaries and weekly expenses.

Here are some of my faves:

A Week In Sydney, Australia On A $47,000 Salary

A Week In Paris On $678 A Month

A Week In NYC On A $36,000 Salary

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Thank you to Miss Sam, talented Sydney-based sommelier and wine writer for introduced me to Money Diaries!

P xx

Miss P
About me

Heaven on Bourke is a lifestyle blog created by Miss P, a twenty-something author of a Pleasure Guide pamphlet most commonly found in luxe vibrator boxes. True story! She loves to travel between her beachy hometown of Noosa and London's upmarket Notting Hill, where she writes a smut column for a lingerie empire. Off duty, Miss P brunches in the city and dates many interesting characters. All findings on real life, sex and love are recorded in this honest lifestyle blog for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy gorgeous!

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2 Comments

Chloe
Reply September 29, 2016

I can't believe she was able to pick up an Italian bra and pantie set for only $35! I think I need to go to Paris. Chloe (A Cold Cup of Chloe) x

    Miss P
    Reply October 3, 2016

    I know right!! I sense a research/buying trip to Paris coming up very soon...Xx

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