Ulaanbaatar - Post Report Question and Answers

What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

Nothing really. If you try hard enough, you can find just about everything you need… just not everything you want. - Jan 2024

Grocery items that you have brand loyalty with. Alcohol can be expensive and there generally is not a good selection. If there are particular beers or wines you like, I recommend including them in your consumables (if applicable). - Aug 2022

You can find most things here with a little tenacity, however I miss good cheeses. We shipped a lot of wine, although wine is generally available with good selections. Local beer is not the best. We also shipped a lot of canned tomatoes and beans, pumpkin purees, canned soups, green chili, salsas, other canned vegetables, cereals, crackers, - Jan 2022

Powdered sugar (hard to find and low quality here), vinegar, good beer. Amazon pantry is easy to order for dry goods, no liquids. Beer, lique rand wine are available but more expensive or low quality. Some imports are available but if you like dark beer you'll wish you put it in your consumables. If you're a wine snob, ship that as well. If you like vodka, you'll be happy here. - Sep 2020

Mexican spices. - Aug 2020

I'm glad for the spaghetti sauce because the local type is like the European sauce not the American sauce. Peanut butter and juices were nice to have on hand. - Jul 2019

Liquids (olive oil, maple syrup, honey) and baking supplies which can easily be shipped in your consumables. - Oct 2016

Good quality cotton-only bed linen. A football/foosball table for the long winters. Good quality cat litter. Muesli. - Feb 2015

Spare auto tires. Snow skis. A mountain bike. - May 2012

Food. - Feb 2012

Junk food (Doritos, Oreos, cereal, etc.) and salsa. But eat them fast. Since it's so dry here, everything rots super fast. - Feb 2011

Good coffee beans. Dried fruits. Dried beans. High-quality flour and corn meal. Nuts, salted and not. - Jan 2009

Oreo Cookies. - Oct 2008

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