Caravans, cassowaries and crocs – an update of expat life in Australia

It has been 11 months since we moved here from the UK and therefore time for my monthly round-up about expat life in Australia. As it has been cooling slightly in SE Queensland with the arrival of winter we decided it was time to chase the warmth! (Overnight temperatures dipped to a cool 11 degrees before […]

Top tips to support children emigrating to Australia

I am often asked due to my own experiences of emigrating as a child/teenager what would be my tips to support children emigrating to Australia. When I was 13 and my brother 11 we emigrated with our parents to South Africa. It was a difficult time and it took both of us some time to feel […]

Sharing stories about our expat life in Brisbane

Here I am again sharing stories of expat life in Brisbane. In a few days we will have been in Australia for a total of 10 months. It seems incredible and the time has passed quite quickly. I have had some bouts of homesickness this month which can be difficult to deal with. It is something […]

Top 10 Things About Australia to Love

| things about Australia to love featured by top international travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

  So you are thinking of moving to Australia? Whether your move is temporary or more permanent I guarantee there will be lots of things you will love (and maybe some things you won’t love so much) about living in Australia. After over year here these are my top 10 things about Australia that I love! […]

65 Fun Things to Know Before Moving to Australia – You’ll Be Amazed!

65 Things to Know Before Moving to Australia featured by top Australia travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

The most popular part of my expat diary posts seem to be my “Things I learnt this month” section. A light hearted look at all the things that have taken me by surprise during my time here!!! To save you the same shock and (in some cases horror) read on!! Here are my Top 65 Fun […]

Living in Australia as an Expat: Dreams vs Reality

| Living in Australia Dreams vs Reality featured by top international travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

Are you dreaming of far off shores. Somewhere that offers you a different, perhaps a perceived better, way of life? For so many people the dream of moving to a new country remains just that but for others every year that dream becomes a reality. I have lived in 7 countries over 51 years so […]