Who loves a cold beer more, Poms or Aussies?

I am not saying the Brits do not drink beer. There are still some true believers left.

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Are Londoners allergic to me? Why it’s hard to make friends with locals

Australians living in London fully embrace all this city has to offer, including its people. But sometimes it seems like the locals don’t share our same enthusiasm for making new friends.

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UK wants more Australian and New Zealand youths

There’s good news for prospective travellers from Australia and New Zealand, as the UK has raised the annual visa allocation for both countries under their Youth Mobility Scheme.

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A guide to help Brits handle Aussie travellers

Top 10 list of dos and don’ts to help Brits make Aussie travellers feel more welcome in the UK.

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Posh English vs Aussie men: cultural deviations in masculinity

Many Aussie blokes were Englishmen just a couple of centuries ago, yet I had never heard even the most arty Aussie male talk about crying at the ballet, let alone proudly and in public.

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How expats can keep Christmas merry

THE EXPAT MIND | The festive season can be a challenging period for those of us living away from home, overseas. But there are things we can do to ease the longing for what we miss.

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New UK visa laws discriminate against Aussies, report claims

“The changes are making this country a less welcoming destination for Australians,” says Australian High Commission report into new UK visa restrictions.

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Diary of a typical British Christmas Day

Wife and mother ALEX BLACKIE shares a play-by-play report of a typical British Christmas Day.

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The 5 biggest differences between an Aussie and British Christmas

Christmas can be a surprisingly different, new and fun experience for Australian expats in the UK.

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We cannot afford to bring my spouse to the UK!

Ever since the introduction of the very strict financial requirement of the UK Family Migration Route, many families and partners were unable to live together in the UK, simply, because they cannot meet the financial requirements of this immigration route.

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Expats must repay HECS-HELP and TSL debts: legislation passes

Australians living overseas will be obliged to repay their HECS/HELP and TSL debts from 2016-17 financial year, after government closes loophole.

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Moving to London from Australia: what to pack and what to leave behind

Moving to the other side of the world can be overwhelming, but the cost of literal ‘extra baggage’ and backaches from poor planning is worse. Keep things simple with a guide to packing for London.

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Moving from Australia to London: a first-hand account

An Aussie who recently moved from Melbourne to London shares a few helpful tips as well as the highlights of her journey so far.

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Understanding the new UK buy-to-let tax changes

The government’s tax changes for UK landlords, announced in this summer’s Budget, will significantly eat into landlords’ profits and, in many cases, will wipe them out completely.

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London Underground map shows average rent near every Tube station

A Tube map to visualise just how expensive it is to rent a one-bedroom flat in London.

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