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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Getting a life in London isn’t always easy

THE EXPAT MIND | If you have come to London to develop your career and establish a new life for yourself, making progress at first, be that socially or professionally, can be tough. Thankfully, though, living here is rarely boring.

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Popping your London dating cherry

MAN ABOUT LONDON: Changing your dating attitude and habits can be important after a change of scenery.

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

GIRL ABOUT LONDON | 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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London crowned world’s most expensive city

London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city and is twice as expensive as Sydney, due mostly to rising rent and employee costs.

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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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