Life

Living as an expat can throw out some challenges that you wouldn’t normally face. The Expat Life section is all about helping you navigate those twists and turns.

Australian TV shows to watch in the US

If you're looking for Australian TV shows to watch in the US you've come to the right place. We'll be updating this post as regularly as possible, including the Australian TV shows that have been picked up by US streaming services and cable channels. Because sometimes...

Tips for returning home after living abroad

Whether you have spent years or just months living in another country as an expat, if you’ve decided it’s time to go back home, you may be experiencing some mixed feelings. Returning home after living abroad can bring about a lot of emotions from being excited to see...

Australian citizenship for babies born overseas

Getting Australian citizenship for babies born overseas is a pretty straight-forward process. But there are a few things you should know before you begin, so that you can plan ahead and apply for Australian citizenship for yourself or your child at the best time for...

E3 visa renewal (before the interview)

Completing your E3 visa renewal doesn't have to be a difficult task. Some of the steps (especially pre-interview) can be a little difficult to understand though. I'm setting out all of the steps for you here, to make sure you've got everything before you leave the US...

Where to get Aussie Meat Pies in the US

When you're far away from home for a long time, you sometimes need a bit of familiar comfort food. Nothing brings back memories like smell and taste. And Aussie meat pies fit both of those bills for Australian expats. But they can be a little difficult to find in the...

America’s weird toilets and bathroom etiquette

Yesterday I asked a question of bathroom etiquette on Facebook that flushed out some fairly adamant and, at times, surprising responses.  America's weird toilets are apparently well-known amongst the expat community. But I felt like I didn’t come anywhere close to...