Deciding to move your life to the other side of the world is HUGE. It’s overwhelming, stressful, happy, sad and exciting all rolled into one. There is so much to do, from deciding whether to take your pet with you to completing the English language test, from... Read More
If you’re moving to Australia, you’ll probably already be thinking about how you’re going to say goodbye to your friends and family. That subject was on my mind from the moment we decided we were going to make the move abroad because I knew it was... Read More
I remember our last Christmas in the UK. It was SO difficult knowing what to buy each other as we knew whatever we gave would need to come with us to Australia in our shipping container. Our family had real trouble deciding what to get us too – we ended up with... Read More
Today marks our three-year anniversary in Australia. I can’t believe it has ONLY been three years – it feels like we’ve been here much longer. Maybe it’s because we’ve crammed so much into our time here. I just wanted to share a little post to highlight some of the... Read More
When you’re moving to Australia with kids, you want to do everything you can to help them settle in. The last thing you want is for them to feel left out at school because they don’t understand something. We moved over with very young kids (our twin boys... Read More
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