All about the life, adventures, and experiences of being an Australian expat

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What are the best foods to eat when travelling on a plane?

“What’s the deal with airline food?” The question may be a comedy cliché, but it struck a chord in the ‘90s when people did indeed begin to note how bad food seemed when flying. Airlines have made real efforts to increase the appeal…
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Living in the UK : How the UK rates as an expat destination

Living in the UK has a lot to offer expats, especially professionals. Let’s have a look at what expats report about living in the UK, including the benefits as well as the drawbacks. Great Britain and Australia have a long history of…
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Teaching English in China - When the Middle Kingdom Beckons

How one Australian, looking for a change, moved overseas and started teaching english in China. This article is written by John.  John left Australia in 2011 spending 3 months in Thailand, 5 years in China, 1 year in Portugal, and now…
What should you do as an Australian arrested overseas

What should you do as an Australian arrested overseas?

Its better to familiarise yourself with the local laws and obey them, but what should you do as an Australian arrested overseas?  We find out. As an Australian, you probably have certain expectations and ideas about which behaviors are…
save money when moving abroad from Australia
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Tips to save money when moving abroad

Tips to save money when moving abroad   You’ve made the decision to move abroad, now comes the planning and preparation. For the smart traveler, getting things right in advance is the key to success. Make sure that your research is…
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How to protect yourself from Deep Vein Thrombosis on long plane journeys?

You may hear the term ‘deep vein thrombosis’ when flying and your airline may even recommend certain in-flight exercises to prevent it from happening to you on long plane journeys. But do you even know what deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is,…
volunteer work overseas
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Benefits of Doing Volunteer Work Overseas

Doing volunteer work overseas has a huge range of benefits, whether you are looking for a short jaunt a couple of months long, or a longer-term commitment. It may seem like a paradox, but donating your time to help others can actually…
buy a home in Australia
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9 reasons why you will want to buy a home in Australia before moving back

After living in Europe for over four years, we recently returned to live in Australia.  As our old home was never going to accommodate our enlarged family, our intention was always to rent initially whilst looking for a home to purchase.  It…
moving to latin america

10 Surprising things you should be aware of when moving to Latin America

Latin America is an astoundingly diverse, beautiful and dynamic region. It is packed full of stunning landscapes and vibrant cultures. It can be a wonderful area to base yourself in, but it is important to be aware that when moving to Latin…
why you should study overseas
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Why you should study overseas

A period of academic exchange or study overseas can be an incredible way to enrich your Australian studies. Studying in a different country is a very immersive experience and is likely to contribute significantly to your professional and personal…