Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district€14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar)€7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast€4.21
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk€1.30
12 eggs, large€4.00
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes€1.50
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese€5.50
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples€1.40
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes€0.90
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket€1.40
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality€8
2 liters of Coca-Cola€2.20
Bread for 2 people for 1 day€0.70


Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre€250.00-450.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre€200.00- 350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre€450.00-600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre€400.00- 600.00
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 2 people in 85m2 flat€120
Internet 8MB (1 month)€20
40” flat screen TV€420
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.)€9
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt€90
Hourly rate for cleaning help€6
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar)€70
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, …)€35
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar)€70
1 pair of leather business shoes€80
Ticket for public transportation (valid for 90 minutes)€1.40
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas€1.64
Monthly ticket public transport€30 / €15-student
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles)€14


Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub€25
2 tickets to the movies€15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats)€30
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert€48
1 cocktail drink in downtown club€9
Capuccino in expat area of the city€3.70
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.)€4.00
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)€0.49
1 month of gym membership in business district€34
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes€4.50
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, …)€4.50
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …)€4.70
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)€4.00
4 rolls of toilet paper€1.60
Tube of toothpaste€2.30
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)€3.80
Standard men’s haircut in expat area of the city€11
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant€8.50
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course€40.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar€6.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)€4.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)€4.00
Cappuccino (regular)€1.30
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)€1.20
Water (0.33 liter bottle)€0.50