Category Archives: Expat News

Last Day to RSVP for Thanksgiving Dinner in Sydney

Celebrate America’s family holiday with other expats — act now today is the last day. The American Australian Association cordially invites you to the annual Thanksgiving Feast Thursday, 24 November 2011 6:00pm Cocktails │ 6:30pm Dinner Postales Restaurant GPO Sydney Ground … Continue reading

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Mortgage the House to Buy Bananas

Whaaa? A household staple — the omnipresent BANANA? The thing every mom/mum puts in the school lunch box?…Yup! Apparently due to hurricane/cyclone Yasi, bananas have been at record highs since February 2011. NOTE: For my American followers, quick lesson on conversion: … Continue reading

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UK Expats Budget Health Insurance

One important requirement to maintain your expat status to have a certain level of health cover and provide proof of your policy annually. Many countries offset the cost of private health insurance for legal residents and citizens through tax deductions or government rebates, but expats … Continue reading

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UK Expats Renting Their Furnished Homes

In my series “To Ship or to Store” I suggested renting your property in order to save on shipping expense. I came across this 24 June post explaining why UK expats are trying furnished leasing and giving tips about how … Continue reading

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Sydney 4th of July Celebrations 2011

As a member of the American Australian Association  I received an email with the following events, that might be of interest to you. For more events and information about this organisation, please click on their link above.   City Hotel … Continue reading

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Countdown: TDF-90.21 Due 30 June

It’s a long weekend here and I’m going to be enjoying it as I finally completed the dreaded TDF-90.21 form earlier this week. Unfortunately if you’re reading this it’s probably because yours is not completed. To expedite the form making it on time … Continue reading

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