26 Things You Learn When You Move From Melbourne To Sydney
The struggle is real.
The city isn't laid out like a convenient grid.
When you go out for breakfast, instead of goat’s cheese being served with everything, it's haloumi.
There’s a surprisingly similar north-south divide...
It is more possible than you'd think to get bad coffee.
When you go furniture shopping, no one understands what you mean by "very Franco Cozzo".
Bondi is basically Sydney’s version of St Kilda.
No one wants to answer questions about the monorail.
The dodgy-looking laneways don’t actually conceal the city’s best bars.
You don’t need to pack sunglasses, an umbrella, a jumper, and a jacket every time you leave the house.
People wear colour. Like, regularly.
Everything suddenly has a different name.
The harbour is a cliché, but it will legit take your breath away.
When making plans to get out of town for the weekend, you don’t have to consult the footy fixture.
It pays to plan ahead with public transport.
And the train timetable can be hella confusing.
The lockout laws exist and aren't going anywhere.
Your shabby chic look won’t go down nearly as well in a Sydney bar as it did at Longplay in Fitzroy North.
Buses could be the death of you.
People will act like they hate you. They probably don't, they're just a lot less friendly than back home.
You'll feel an irrational desire to get a tan.
And at some stage, you might be tempted to wear jeans with a blazer.
Housing is even more expensive than everyone warned you about.
Everyone walks super fast.
Being ~arty~ is often condemned, not condoned.
Street art just isn't the same.
Oh, and Sydney is far more Melbourne than it would like to admit.
Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!