Exploring one of the world's most expensive cities
With a growing skyline and burgeoning restaurant scene, Luanda in Angola is fast becoming the modern face of Angola's economic recovery.
The city - still scarred by decades of civil war - topped Mercer's annual Cost of Living Survey ahead of Moscow and Tokyo.
A luxury apartment can cost $10,000 (£6,500) per month to rent compared with $4,600 in Moscow.
Rafael Estefania finds out more.