Expat Life Archive

From January 2010 to June 2013 I called Sydney, Australia home. Read about my adventures there.

5 Road Trip-Worthy Cars In Australia

November 21, 2016

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You’ve arrived in Australia and planned a wonderful road trip. What do you need? A reliable car to get you around at your own pace. Finding your dream road trip car is actually pretty easy when you head to Australia. The country is built to serve road warriors with a passion for long drives through […]

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7 Foods That Taste Much Better Than They Sound

October 25, 2016

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World cuisine is certainly a mixed bag. While foods like steak and chips are loved the world over, other offerings are a little more niche. Today, let’s take a look at seven foods which sound gut-wrenching at first, but are, in reality, rather scrumptious. 1. Mula de Nopal – Mexico (Source) Kicking off the list […]

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Finding Temporary Work in Sydney

July 22, 2016

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When I moved to Sydney in January 2010, I didn’t have a job lined up. I decided to freelance write and edit and was able to support myself that way for a number of years. However, it was good to know that I had options for finding temporary work in Sydney if my freelancing fell through. Bartenders, […]