Anzac Day in the US

Anzac Day in the US

The Australian New Zealand Army Corps, also known as ANZACs, refers to the combined forces of the two countries, first deployed for major military action during World War I. To this day, Australians and New Zealanders commemorate the relationship on April 25 –...
Tips for returning home after living abroad

Tips for returning home after living abroad

You might have spent years or just months living in another country as an expat, but you’ve decided it’s time to pack your bags and go home. Returning home after living abroad can bring a lot of emotions from being excited to see friends and family, to...
California Real ID (for expats)

California Real ID (for expats)

The prospect of getting a California Real ID over at the infamous Department of Motor Vehicles sent chills down my spine. Mostly because my expat experience of moving to California from Australia and jumping through all the hoops the DMV requires to get a...
Skipping school to travel home

Skipping school to travel home

As expats, many of us from Australia and further away from the US, it can be difficult to find enough time to take your child out of school to travel home. Skipping school to travel home from the US can be a little tricky because of rules and laws that govern the...