Expat birthday: celebrating my unbirthday

Expat birthday: celebrating my unbirthday

I sat down to some strange emails in my inbox this morning. Everyone gets those pesky online shopping newsletters, reminding you that your one duty as a human being is to amass as many “things” as possible. This morning, I got one wishing me a happy...
Expat jobs: 4 tips on applying for US jobs

Expat jobs: 4 tips on applying for US jobs

One of the most daunting parts of moving to the US is jumping into the market for expat jobs. It’s competitive because not only are you competing with those who already live in the US, and are cheaper to hire, you’re also up against those from other...
4 Ways the Australian budget impacts expats

4 Ways the Australian budget impacts expats

Aussies across the country settled in for the annual drinking game that is “The Budget”, last Tuesday (May 9). While Treasurer Scott Morrison (aka ScoMo) swayed and leant on the lecturn, we waited with baited breath, shot glasses at the ready, listening...
What do you want from Bright Lights of America?

What do you want from Bright Lights of America?

What do you want from an expat blog? More tips on how to get make life easier? A bunch of “how-to” articles to get you set up in  the US? Tips on where to travel on the cheap in your new home country? Now’s your chance to tell me what you want to see...