I moved to Sydney for a while last year and I think my packing strategy worked nicely. Australia has nearly everything I you can buy in the States, and our monetary conversion rate is damn close to 1:1 dollar, but the cost of living in Sydney is so high compared to in the US, especially the very middle of the city where I lived (literally skyscrapers and Darling Harbour out my window, maybe a 20 minute walk or about two train stops to get to the Opera House). My rent was $350 a week in the city for a bedroom and a bathroom in a suite shared with 5 other girls, while my boyfriend at home paid $400 a MONTH for an entire floor of a townhouse shared with two guys.
What to Bring or Acquire Immediately When Moving Abroad Setting Up Home
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I don't think is really practical for shipping purchases, but it's still a cool innovation.
Universal Packaging System: Build Your Own Box in Any Shape
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