Australian House Styles: 19th Century to Modern Day

Australian House Styles: 19th Century to Modern Day

People move to Australia for many reasons, but architecture is not generally one of them! However, the vast array of Australian house styles, ranging from beautiful 19th Century Victorian mansions to modern Hampton style homes is something that really surprised me as...
University in Australia vs UK: Foreign Exchange to Brisbane

University in Australia vs UK: Foreign Exchange to Brisbane

In a previous post, I described how luck, fate and a lot of hard work landed me a place on a 12-month foreign exchange program to the University of Queensland. In this blog post I’ll run through the main differences between university in Australia vs UK. This is based...
25 Native Australian Animals You Need to See!

25 Native Australian Animals You Need to See!

One of the most amazing aspects of travelling Australia has been seeing and photographing all the weird and wonderful native Australian animals! Since I’ve done a huge amount of camping here, I’ve seen all sorts of interesting creatures. While Australian...
Starting a Business in Australia as a Sole Trader

Starting a Business in Australia as a Sole Trader

If you’re thinking of starting a business in Australia as a sole trader, this guide will walk you through the process, from choosing a business name to ABN registration on the Australian Business Register (ABR). Since many of you readers are migrants, or haven’t...
Houses in Australia vs UK: Design Comparison

Houses in Australia vs UK: Design Comparison

If you’re a Brit like me and planning on moving Down Under, it won’t take you long to spot the many differences between houses in Australia and those in the UK. As a house sitter, I’ve stayed in over 80 homes in Australia, so I’ve got a fair bit of knowledge on all...
Medicare Australia: Healthcare System Explained

Medicare Australia: Healthcare System Explained

If you’re thinking of moving Down Under, knowing how Medicare Australia, the public healthcare system, works is vital. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, you’re probably more concerned than ever about what standard of healthcare you can expect when you migrate. I had...
Things to Do in Coffs Harbour NSW

Things to Do in Coffs Harbour NSW

Situated approximately halfway between Sydney and Brisbane on the east coast of Australia, Coffs Harbour NSW is a gem of a seaside city with plenty of things to do and a wealth of stunning scenery. In Coffs you’ll find the shops and restaurants you’d...