Being poor in London is one of life’s richest experiences

Career isn’t everything and stuff isn’t all that important when you are travelling and having the time of your life

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Six weeks in London house hunting hell

Honeymooning Nomad | At one point we were submitting an offer to rent a property with another London couple who we hadn’t met yet. It was like committing to an arranged marriage without having been on a first date.

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I’m Aussie, but today I’m asked to vote on Scotland’s independence

To my Scottish neighbours and cousins who do have a vote today, all I say is this: vote (or don’t) with whatever combination of heart, gut and head feels right. Oh, and if you do wake up to find yourselves out of the UK, would it be OK if I stayed?

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Royal hoax-call nurse family offered trust fund by Austraian radio station

The inquest into the death of British nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who committed suicide after she was duped in an Australian prank call involving the Duchess of Cambridge, concluded with the radio station offering their sympathy and promising to set up a trust fund for the dead woman’s family.

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There’s no place like home, but where is home now?

THE EXPAT MIND | Do Aussies who venture over to the UK to live, do so because they don’t feel entirely at home in Australia and they are looking for something or somewhere different – a place where they feel that they might fit in better or belong?

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Australians top UK’s Yorkshire visitor list

Yorkshire’s temperamental weather might be a far cry from warm Australian beaches and long sunny days but it seems you’d have to do far worse to get the crowd from Down Under, under the weather in the UK.

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Abbott meets with UK foreign secretary in London

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met with British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Iraq and the situation in the Ukraine.

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Falling in love in London could become a very big problem

THE EXPAT MIND: It could pose a major problem if you fall in love with someone from overseas. If the relationship becomes serious it may create a real dilemma about your future.

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Why we need friends like other expats

Honeymooning Nomad | You wanted to see the world, try new things, learn about other cultures, party in faraway places and meet new people. Now the ones you gravitate towards most are your fellow expats. You’ve changed…

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In Europe, soccer is a whole different ball game

You think you know passion? You haven’t met the European football fans.

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Discovering London, Monopoly style

Playing Monopoly is a great way to take in London.

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