Eardex (short for Earth Index) is a free website to compare cost of living worldwide. The Eardex database gathers and displays local prices of more than 45 popular and internationally comparable products and services, such as hotel/hostel, eating out, different supermarket products, Big Mac, Coca-Cola, taxi ride, cigarettes etc. The project is based on the "wisdom of the crowd" principle, which means that the data is provided by the Eardex users who enter the prices on www.eardex.com. It’s like a wiki for prices.
I had a conversation with an American friend recently who was curious about the price of various items in Sydney Australia. She had read in the paper that Sydney is now considered one of the most expensive cities in the ... Read more