You try not to just live with other Aussies and Kiwis overseas, but eventually it happens

Is it inevitable that you live with fellow so-called ‘Antipodeans’? Is this really such a bad thing?

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21 ways an Aussie expat can tell they’re becoming British

Work out if you’ve made the transition from Aussie ocker to English blue blood with this essential expat’s checklist.

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Is the best people watching in the world on London’s Tube?

The London Underground offers what some aficionados might say is one of the world’s, if not THE world’s, finest people watching opportunities.

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Living in gloomy, rainy London: umbrellas vs hoodies?

Despite the traditionally romantic image of the English gentleman wielding a 48-inch, neatly gathered navy brolly, it doesn’t really match the reality on the London high street.

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Dossing rules: The simple and essential laws of London expat couch surfing

EXPATS NEED TO KNOW THIS: Dossing. Everyone does it. Whether it’s when you first arrive in London, on a stopover in between trips or in the week before you head back to Australia. Every Aussie who spends time in London will spend time dossing! But there is an etiquette…

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An expat’s joy: discovering English cuisine is actually pretty damn great

Whilst some would consider the term ‘English cuisine’ an oxymoron, I disagree. I think the British have mastered simple comfort food. And how about the pub Sunday roast.

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Aussie life is simply better than ours in the UK. And don’t you lot just know it

The quality of life seems to be far superior over there on the other side of the world. So why don’t all we Britons move into all that open space and indulge in the Australian lifestyle? Typically, we can’t be arsed.

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Romance on the Tube? Looking for Mr Right, not Mr Right Now

Where is ‘Mr. Right’? Could it be the guy you play ping-pong eyes with every morning on your way to work, awkwardly avoiding eye contact for longer than five seconds? Or is he just Mr Right Now?

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There’s always one weirdo living in your London house

When you live in a London houseshare packed with a motley crew of expats, you’re bound to end up with at least one oddball in the mix.

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UK Biometric Residence Permits: all you need to know

Many people are confused and in doubt about the exact purpose, process, and eligibility of the UK Biometric Residence Permits or BRP’s as they are often known.

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How well do Aussie expats integrate into London life?

OK, yes we do tend to hang out together in London, a lot. But there’s a good reason for it and the fact of the matter is most Australian expats are open-minded professionals who give back to their adopted society as much as they take out.

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Who parties loudest and hardest in London, Aussies or Kiwis?

I am a huge fan of utter debauchery. But, come on… People in glass houses, and all that.

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Dreaming of that London Tube ‘sliding doors’ moment

I will be standing behind that yellow line, minding that gap and hoping that one day I have my very own perfect Paltrow fantasy.

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London chills your charity giving heart. Travellers and chuggers, beware!

To all you charity chuggers out there, It’s nothing you have done wrong. It is not you, it’s me… and it was London.

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Saying goodbye to friends is a part of living in London you’ll just have to get used to

London expat lives expire. The friendships that grow along the way don’t have to fade, but sometimes they do.

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