Five top perks of being an Aussie alien in a foreign country

Sometimes being an alien from Down Under makes you feel like the luckiest person on the planet.

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Why the world needs more global citizens

OPINION & ANALYSIS: The enlightened global citizen understands that there doesn’t have to be a tension between a nationalistic sense of duty and a moral obligations to the rest of the world.

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10 great things about living in London expats actually do love

What Aussies in London really like are also the things they’re too ashamed to admit to friends and family back home, or things they just won’t get.. like Primark, Jeremy Kyle and Snakebites.

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Travel health warning: ‘Amplified Love’ is an epidemic abroad

Are the romantic desires you experience when travelling real, or have they been magnified by the endearing surroundings?

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Where in London and around the UK is it best to live if you are an Aussie expat?

Thinking of moving to the UK? Is it best to live where other expat Australians have gone before or would you prefer to trailblaze further afield and leave old London town behind? Find some answers, here…

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Top tips for moving abroad for a year

Moving abroad can be challenging, especially if you have to juggle maintaining your home base for when you are ready to return, in addition to setting up your new life in a new place. But that does not mean that you can’t enjoy every minute of the experience.

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This is what six whole weeks of London rental house hunting hell is really like

Finding a room, flat or house to rent in London is mayhem. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you offer, or how much you are willing to pay, the entire process sucks.

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Preparing for your return home to Australia: the countdown is on

Having witnessed it happen to many others before me, I decided to prepare well in advance for my return to Australia. But you get lost in the London life and suddenly months become weeks and the last-minute panic sets in.

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Falling in love in London could become a very big problem for an Aussie expat

THE EXPAT MIND: If you fall in love with someone from overseas and the relationship becomes serious, it may create a real dilemma about your future. Why and what should you do about it?

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The psychology of living overseas: Is home not your home anymore?

THE EXPAT MIND: Do Aussies who venture overseas to live do so because they don’t feel entirely at home in Australia. Are they are looking for something or somewhere different – a place where they feel that they might actually belong?

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Seven things new expats had better get used to when moving to the USA

So you want to go live and work in the United States? Well, apart from sorting out your visa and packing your bag, prep with these handy hints to better ingratiate yourself with the local folk.

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Living overseas: Why your best friends now are your fellow expats

Have you come to the realisation that you need friends around you who will recognise your altered dreams and understand how differently you see the world?

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5 things no one tells you about living abroad

Heading overseas? Immigrating to another country can be an exciting step to develop your education, career or personal interests. Get a reality check before you go…

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10 things I wish I knew before moving to the UK

You might know what flip flops are, but do you know what they call undies? LAURENCE DRISCOLL helps us traverse those first few months in the UK when you come from the land down under.

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I have absolutely been spoiled by London, and it may not be a good thing

‘Culture shock’ is the term usually used for an immigrant or tourist becoming disorientated when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life. But could it apply in reverse when you are trying to integrate your way back into life after returning home?

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