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what airline foods are best to eat
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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…
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…
deep vein thrombosis long plane journeys
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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,…
expats live to work
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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…
taking medication overseas when travelling abroad
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Tips on taking medication overseas when you travel abroad

Taking medication overseas can literally be a matter of life or death, so it’s essential to pay real attention and plan ahead if you require regular medication when you move or travel abroad. Tips on taking medication overseas when you…
travel insurance country of residence
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Travel Insurance - Why your "country of residence" is important

As an expat we read about "country of residence" in many contexts.  Country of residence can mean where we physically live, it can mean the country of tax residence (where we need to declare our global income), and in the case of travel insurance…
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…
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Should you worry about how you complete your Australian outgoing passenger card and incoming passenger card?

With the Christmas travel season upon us, and many Aussie expats (like myself) heading down under, I thought it worthwhile sharing with you how the Australian Tax Office is using your completed Australian outgoing and incoming passenger card…