Americans are fretting over the rising cost of gasoline, and are now paying above $4 a gallon for gas in some spots in the country.
But that $4 a gallon number is nothing compared to some corners of the earth, where high taxes drive gas prices higher.
via The 15 Most Expensive Places To Buy Gas In The World.
The euro, franc, pound, yen and dollar may receive most of the attention when it comes to foreign exchange, but scattered across the globe, most commonly in small to mid-sized towns, are regional currencies which hold just as much – if not more – value as the world’s premier forex paper to those who trade in them.
via 10 Bizarre Regional Currencies That You’ve Never Heard Of.