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12 things Aussie expats will love when they return home

By Craig / February 16, 2018

There’s a lot to love about building a life in a foreign country, and no doubt most expats will find some aspects of their new country are far superior to Australia. But at the same time, there’s often little day to day annoyances that can build up and leave you hankering for a trip home. […]

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Quick Facts for Australians Moving to London

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / January 6, 2018

CurrencyFair was determined to offer the best exchange rate when converting your British pounds to Australian dollars in our review. London is one of the most dynamic and fast-paced cities on the planet. But what it makes it such a unique place is that despite being a cultural, business and artistic hub, it is also […]

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Voting in Australian Elections While Living Overseas

By Craig / October 30, 2017

As an Australian Expat do you know what your obligations are with respect to voting in Australian elections while living overseas? The Queensland government has just called an election for 25 November, and a by-election for the Federal seat of New England will occur on 2 December following the High Court ruling on Barnaby Joyce’s […]

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In What Countries are Gay Relationships Illegal?

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / August 29, 2017

Australians are travelling more than ever before, but it’s always important to keep in mind the fact that legal systems and cultures vary all over the world, especially when it comes to sexuality. While Aussies generally have a relatively liberal attitude to LGBT matters (even with the current same-sex marriage debate / postal survey), some […]

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Things expats in Dubai should know for a happy and trouble free time

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / August 12, 2017

Dubai is a great place to live. It’s easy, it’s convenient and you have a lot of freedom with how you choose to live. In fact, its such an easy place to live that you can easily forget that it is ruled in a completely different way to somewhere like Australia. 99% of the time, […]

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Tips for Expats Renting an Apartment in London

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / February 23, 2017

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 general) have fairly standardised lease practices, it’s worth taking the time […]

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Surviving Your First European Winter

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / February 12, 2017

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 not unpleasant winters can be quite the shock for many Australians (even if […]

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Survival Language: 5 ways to fit in a like a local

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / February 12, 2017

Unless you’re moving to a country within the Anglosphere, there’s a good chance that you’re going to have to try and communicate in a foreign language. The odds are that you may have had an opportunity to learn a language at school, but does that mean you should only consider moving to a country where […]

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Why Australians Should Consider An Expat Assignment in The Netherlands

By Craig / January 10, 2017

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 being an expat in The Netherlands.

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Insider Tips for Australians in America

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / January 7, 2017

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 navigating subtle differences and battling culture shock at the […]

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