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In What Countries are Gay Relationships Illegal?

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…
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Which countries allow gay marriage?

In the lead up to Australia's Marriage Law Postal Survey and the debate about gay marriage, we thought it would be interesting to understanding what countries allow gay marriage. Which Countries Allow Gay Marriage? World politics are changing…
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Things expats in Dubai should know for a happy and trouble free time

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…
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Should expats work to live or live to work?

Striking an effective work-life balance is always a challenge, but living abroad can further complicate matters and make it tricky to choose the right lifestyle for you. Should Expats Work to Live or Live to Work? Whether expats should…
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6 reasons why Australian Expats should be on Linkedin

Linkedin is an important social media network for professionals to maintain their network and find work. But for Australian expats, there is even more value in being on Linkedin. 6 Reasons Why Australian Expats Should Be On LinkedIn Social…
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Surviving the Dubai summer heat as an Aussie Expat

Dubai Summer heat– “what’s it really like?” is a question I get a lot.  The Dubai summer heat is infamous around the world. But is it so hot?  And how is it possible to survive the Dubai summer heat?  Aussie expat in Dubai, Emma…
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Quick Facts for Australians Moving to London

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 a great place for setting up home and raising kids. It offers…
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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…
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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…
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Survival Language: 5 ways to fit in a like a local

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…