renting an apartment in London

Tips for Expats Renting an Apartment in London

Choosing the right place to live can affect almost every aspect of your life. As an Australian renting an apartment in London, there are a few major differences involved in the process that you should be aware of. Whilst London (and the UK in…
surviving your first European winter
, ,

Surviving Your First European Winter

The prospect of your first European winter should rightly be filling you with not only excitement but also a tingle of fear for what lies ahead in some of the world's chilliest places. Coming from an environment of balmy days and cool, yet…
Aussie expats in China, living in China, Aussies in China

Expats in China : 10 things you should know about living in China

Like any country, living in China has its mix of highs and lows for the new expat.  Having the opportunity to be an expat in China is a very unique experience, and so Mark has put together ten things expats in China should know. This…
aussies in london, aussie expat in uk, 2017 sports calendar

2017 sports calendar for Aussies in London

So that you can plan your year ahead in between work and European travels, we thought all the expat Aussies in London (and Europe) would appreciate a summary of all the sporting events happening in London and the UK for 2017.  In this article,…
Aussie expat in Dubai, Australian living in Dubai

6 reasons it is good to be an Australian living in Dubai

Are you considering taking on an expat role in Dubai?  Want to understand a bit more about what life is like as an expat living in Dubai?  Emma Bennet (an Australian living in Dubai) shares the reasons she recommends you make the move. This…
Australian Expats in Netherlands

Why Australians Should Consider An Expat Assignment in The Netherlands

When Australians think of moving to Europe they primarily think of living and working in the UK.  However, there are other options, and so after living in The Netherlands for four years, I will explain why other Australians should consider…
tax issues for australians in the netherlands
,

Tax Issues Australians in The Netherlands Should Know

Aussies certainly don't move to Europe for the low tax environment.  If you are moving to The Netherlands from Australia or are an Australian in the Netherlands, here is an overview of the tax issues you should know. 1. The 30% Rule Australians…
Australians in America, living abroad

Insider Tips for Australians in America

When you finally take the plunge and start a new part of your life in the US, there are so many things for Australians in America to consider that it’s sometimes hard to take it all in. Apart from settling into a new living situation you’re…
Moving Abroad, Direct Australia to London flight. Direct Perth to London.

First Ever Direct Australia to London Flight To Commence in 2018

Flying Australia to London just got alot easier with Qantas today announcing that it will start the first direct flights from Australia to London in March 2018, when Perth will become the Australia hub for the 17 hour Perth to London non-stop…
Dirk Hartog

Dirk Hartog & The 400 Year Anniversary of Europeans Landing in Western Australia

Contrary to what many of us remember from school, Captain James Cook was not the first European to discover Australia.  In fact, Willem Janszoon was supposedly the first European to land on the east coast of Australia in 1605 or 1606, and Dirk…