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Value: Berlin

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At last, an
affordable city in Northern Europe. What goes on here? Hotel rates that are
downright reasonable help, as does an efficient, easy-on-the-pocketbook
transportation system. But watch out: the wild nightlife could put a dent in
your budget.

  • Average
    2010 hotel rate: $122 (no change)
  • Price of
    beer (half-liter): $3.25–$5.19
  • Two-mile
    taxi ride: $11.11
  • State
    Department 2011 per diem: $417 (down 10 percent)

Most and Least Expensive European Cities

Value: Berlin

At last, an
affordable city in Northern Europe. What goes on here? Hotel rates that are
downright reasonable help, as does an efficient, easy-on-the-pocketbook
transportation system. But watch out: the wild nightlife could put a dent in
your budget.

  • Average
    2010 hotel rate: $122 (no change)
  • Price of
    beer (half-liter): $3.25–$5.19
  • Two-mile
    taxi ride: $11.11
  • State
    Department 2011 per diem: $417 (down 10 percent)
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