How does life in the UK compare to life in Australia? [infographic]

Here’s a picture of what your life would be like if you were born in the UK and lived there instead of in Australia. The results may surprise you.

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Growing up from the grown-up gap year

HONEYMOONING NOMAD | The working holiday was just that; a holiday. Now it’s time to get serious about life.

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British MPs fight for UK to ease visa restrictions on Australians

The number of Aussie expats in the UK have just about halved in recent years on account of visa restrictions, according to a report. Now British MPs are pushing for the government to ease Australian visa restrictions.

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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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Australia is home, but there is so much more to the world

GIRL ABOUT LONDON | So many expats, including myself, struggle to escape the clutches of home.

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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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London is mean, but for some reason I can’t leave

GIRL ABOUT LONDON | It’s a big, bad, proper city after all; just try not turning into too much of a London jerk while you’re at it.

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Australia fourth best ‘expat experience’ while Britain second-last, survey says

Expat Explorer Report ranks Australia fourth for an expat experience, while the UK languishes near bottom for overseas living.

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Australian expats are swapping London for Asia’s big money

Swapping London and New York for higher incomes in Shanghai and Singapore is paying off for the many Aussies spread across the region. Indeed, more Australian expats earn top dollars abroad than other expat nationalities.

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Winter IS coming, London

HONEYMOONING NOMAD | Guess what, dear reader… British Summer Time is over; the clocks have been turned back and all over the city there are clues of what is to come.

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Untangling a traveller’s disordered eating

FROM THE HOMEFRONT I When living overseas, there’s an inflated pressure to balance the beauty myth with the burst of lifestyle change you’ve flown into and I fell for it, hard.

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