Our cities house-price index suggests the property market is slowing

FROM Auckland to Amsterdam, Sydney to San Francisco, house prices in the best locations have gone through the roof. The Economist’s new house-price index covers 22 of the world’s most vibrant cities (see table). They are home to 163m people, with an economic output equal to Germany and Japan combined. The average price of a […]

Van and lorry drivers soon face paying up to £100 a day to driving into cities, here’s why

A new Government proposal could see van and lorry drivers face paying hefty fees to enter cities in a crackdown on air pollution. The Government is set to introduce a number of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) which will charge drivers of the oldest and most polluting cars entering town centres and cities. While car owners […]

Vans set to be banned from UK cities in radical new urban transport plan

Vans could soon be banned from city centres under new plans to drastically improve emissions. The Department for Transport is aiming to replace vans in city centres with micro electric vehicles such as cargo bikes, minor vehicles, and electric vans. Last-mile deliveries could be used by these low to zero-emissions vehicles which could help achieve […]

Deal Alert: Major US Cities to Frankfurt, Germany From $498 Round-Trip

Deal Alert: Major US Cities to Frankfurt, Germany From $ 498 Round-Trip Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

Deal Alert: Major US Cities to Frankfurt, Germany From $498 Round-Trip

Deal Alert: Major US Cities to Frankfurt, Germany From $ 498 Round-Trip Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

Plans released for 2000 supersonic jets linking hundreds of cities worldwide

Blake Scholl, founder and CEO of Boom Supersonic, said his company will finally make supersonic air travel financially viable. Fares from London to New York, for example, would cost from £2000 one way, which is the same as a business class ticket at the moment. Boom Supersonic is just one of a handful of companies […]

Ookla: Minneapolis has the fastest mobile internet among US cities

If you live in or often visit Minneapolis, Ookla has good news for you: the company says that locale tops the list of US cities with the fastest mobile internet, with a mean download speed of 44.92 Mbps. Ookla, which analyzed data from its Speedtest app from the first half of the year, said Minneapolis’ […]

Mexico and India have the best cities in the WORLD – top 10 favourites revealed

The best cities in the world have been unveiled in a new survey. The annual report, by Travel and Lesiure, was part of a World’s Best Awards survey which asks readers to share their opinions on designations around the globe. Readers rated cities on their sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping, and overall value. […]

10 cities where you can make six figures and still feel broke

Worawat Dechatiwong/Shutterstock A $ 100,000 salary sounds like enough money to afford a comfortable lifestyle, but that depends on where you live. MagnifyMoney recently found the top 10 most expensive metro areas where a family of three can still be financially strapped on a six-figure salary. Based on the study, six-figure earners in six metro […]