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Moving to Australia – Lifestyle

Moving to Australia? Get our guide!

Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joining family in Australia we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

Acclimatise To Heat

How To Acclimatise To Heat – FAST

Already this year, Portugal and Spain have seen their hottest April temperatures since records began. The overseas living experts from YourOverseasHome.com have compiled a list of seven tips to help families stay comfortable and safe in the heat – from loading up on electrolytes, to turning DOWN the air con.  Christopher Nye, overseas living expert…

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expat identity

The Expat Identity: Finding Your Own Path

Venturing into new lands, embracing unfamiliar cultures, and adapting to diverse work and lifestyles – the life of an expat is an intriguing blend of challenge and excitement. But while this unique journey brings immense personal growth and global perspectives, it also beckons to a question of identity. Who are you in this new space,…

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hiking and fishing

Why Hiking And Fishing Are Must-Try Activities For Every Expat

The experience of living in a foreign country can be exhilarating yet daunting for expatriates. It offers a unique chance to immerse oneself in a new culture and way of life. However, it also comes with challenges like homesickness, language barriers, and cultural adjustments. One of the best ways to sooth these feelings and embrace…

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solo female expats

Empowering Tips For Solo Female Expats

Stepping into the realm of solo female expats is a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. It’s about defying societal norms and embracing independence on your terms. Firstly, cultural differences may seem daunting initially, but you’ll thrive with an open mind and respect for local customs. Secondly, building a strong support network is vital, connecting you…

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The importance of community in expat living

The Importance Of Community In Expat Living

While some ignore the importance of community in expat living, others embrace it. And they thrive for it! In our guide, we want to explain why this is the case. The sense of belonging in an expat community The sense of belonging is a fundamental aspect of human existence. It provides a deep connection to…

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How VoIP Helps Expats Stay Connected With Family Abroad

If you live overseas, maintaining relationships with the loved ones you leave back home can be tricky. Although with the help of modern VoIP technology, it’s actually a lot easier for expats to keep in touch.  So what is this type of telephone service exactly, and how can it benefit people who want to strengthen family…

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Why Melbourne Is A Great City For Your Next Startup

  Finding the right home for your startup can be challenging, especially when adding to the equation variables such as cost of living, livability, and business opportunities. Luckily, Melbourne ticks all of these boxes – which makes it far easier to choose the capital city of Victoria as your business base!     In this…

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personal fitness routine

Tips For Crafting The Perfect Personal Fitness Routine

  Fitness is important for everyone and that includes expats who need to ensure that they can fit a personal fitness routine into their new lifestyle in a new environment.  It is easy to allow things to slip in a new life but here are some tips on how to craft the perfect routine.  …

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identity theft

6 Tools Expats Can Use To Protect Themselves Against Identity Theft

  Everyone should find ways to protect their personal information online. This is especially true for expats and others who are living abroad. Here are six tools expats can use to protect themselves against identity theft.         1. Education While it’s not as high tech as other common identity theft protection tools,…

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live well as an expatriate

How To Live Well As An Expatriate

  There can be numerous advantages to moving to another country, from better financial prospects to fleeing a crisis. While there are potential advantages, there are also plenty of challenges facing expatriates living in a new country. Overcoming these challenges is essential to achieving your initial goals and a higher quality of life, and these…

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