Gold Coast 3-Day Itinerary Under $70 per Day

Gold Coast 3-Day Itinerary Under $70 per Day

With its shiny skyscrapers, waterfront mansions, and wide array of theme parks (not to mention glittery name, which was coined by journalists during the real estate boom in the late 1940s), you’d be forgiven for thinking the Gold Coast is an expensive holiday...
Living in Brisbane: Lifestyle in Australia’s Beautiful River City

Living in Brisbane: Lifestyle in Australia’s Beautiful River City

If you’re thinking of moving to Australia and trying to decide where to live, Brisbane is a city well worth considering. I spent a year living in Brisbane as a foreign exchange student back in 2001-2002, and loved the blue skies, warm climate and laid-back...
5 Ways of Making Friends Abroad You May Not Have Considered

5 Ways of Making Friends Abroad You May Not Have Considered

Making friends while working or living abroad is an important part of settling into your new home. Having a good social network is likely to result in a more successful move. But how do you go about meeting people in an unfamiliar country? To give you some...
How to Transfer Money Abroad Cheaply with Wise

How to Transfer Money Abroad Cheaply with Wise

If you’re planning on moving overseas and need to move your savings over, you’re probably wondering how to transfer money abroad cheaply. As an expat, I’ve often had to transfer money to Australia from the UK. After a lot of research, I decided that...
8 Unusual Mount Gambier Attractions You Need to See!

8 Unusual Mount Gambier Attractions You Need to See!

If you’re looking for unique places to visit in South Australia, these unusual Mount Gambier attractions should be high on your list. Set on the slopes of extinct Mount Gambier volcano, the city of Mount Gambier is vastly different to anywhere else in Australia....
Best Things to Do in Wollongong on a Top Weekend Away

Best Things to Do in Wollongong on a Top Weekend Away

Just 90 minutes south of Sydney, nestled on a narrow strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the leafy Illawarra escarpment, Wollongong not only has the infrastructure you’d expect from the third-largest city in New South Wales, but stunning scenery in every...
How Whyalla South Australia was the Perfect Place to End Our Trip

How Whyalla South Australia was the Perfect Place to End Our Trip

Blessed with warm weather and the kind of sunsets dreams are made of, Whyalla South Australia, a small city on the Spencer Gulf on the northwest coast of the Eyre Peninsula, is where my travel mate, Michi, and I chose to spend the final two days of our five-week Perth...