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Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more



Why Choose Regional Australia?

If you think of Regional Australia as a remote and isolated place, you are wrong! The face of Regional Australia has been changed now. The sustainability and future of Australia rely on the development of regional areas. Rural Australia is a home for more than a third of Australian populations and generates 2/3 of its […]

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Canada will introduce new recruitment system for prospective immigrants

The Canadian immigration minister Chris Alexander has announced that the country will introduce a new active immigration recruitment system that will be known as “Express Entry” and will be similar to the Australian skill select scheme. The work towards implementation of the new system began during the time of the previous Immigration Minister – Jason […]

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New changes to the Canadian citizenship law

The minister of Canada Chris Alexander has announced that he will increase the period required for residency before an immigrant becomes eligible for citizenship from three to four years. The bill has been announced at a press conference in Toronto. According to Mr Alexander the new bill will enhance the value which the Canadian citizenship […]

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Moving to Australia – What you need to know

People consider emigration from their home country for various reasons. Some want to move to Australia to find a better-paid job and lower cost of living. Others are attracted by the weather and a different lifestyle. For many people, moving Down Under means a clean start. As with any new endeavour, people are quite optimistic […]

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Jobs and Moving Abroad – How to Think Ahead

In many cases, people tend to relocate on a permanent basis, whether their target is a city or a foreign land. There are many reasons for such a move, such as work, love and a desire to travel among others. For most people, however, the main reason for a move is mostly made for work […]

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Moving from the UK to Australia – What you need to know

Changing the dreary weather conditions of England with its gale-force wind-swept beaches for the golden beaches of Australia with clear blue water and hot weather can seem like a no-brainer. The outdoors lifestyle and beautiful scenery offered by Australia has meant that the number of people making the move from the UK to Australia has […]

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Stay In A Unique Lodging While You Explore Canada

From coast to coast, Canada is full of wonders that can leave you astounded and can awaken your inner explorer. Canada has a massive stratum of wildlife and has vast and diverse geographical territory which makes it second-largest country. There are so many amazing places to visit in Canada. Each city from Ontario to Nunavut […]

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Don’t Get Gobsmacked: A Guide to Irish Slang

Technically, Ireland is an English-speaking country. So why is it that so many visitors feel like they are speaking a foreign language when trying to communicate with the locals? Much like in the U.S., there are different regional accents throughout Ireland, some of which are incomprehensible to American ears. But beyond the different ways of […]

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Weird and Wonderful European Driving Laws

British citizens abroad are quick to take to the roads but they are often not aware of the dangers of travelling on foreign highways. UK tourists often hire cars and expats often choose to take their vehicles abroad with them when they book their moving company, with international classic car transport very popular in the […]

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