In the second part of her guide to emigrating to Australia, Elizabeth Grey looks at housing, healthcare and other aspects of settling in – including those spiders!
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This month: Reverse culture shock – what happens when you return to your home country after an extended period of living abroad.
This month: Homesickness – the crippling effect it has on some people’s lives, and some of the ways in which expats can try to alleviate it.
Australia is a dream destination for many Brits thinking about upping sticks. But despite the language and cultural similarities, the paperwork and regulations faced by emigrants to Australia are as complicated as anywhere else. Dominic Higgins takes a brief look at at some of the bureaucracy you’ll tackle if you decide to make the move.
“The problem with getting health insurance is that you never know what to get. Do I get a local plan or an international plan? What does my plan cover? What else should I think about adding into my policy? How can I keep the costs of my policy low?” In Part One of his two-part article, Jenkin Au of Global Health Insurance looks at health insurance – the benefits of an international plan over a local one, and what the typical plan can cover.