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I think it’s safe to say American food doesn’t necessarily have the best reputation in Australia.…


What I Learned from… American Holidays

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To start with some semantics, a “holiday” in America is a big celebration like Thanksgiving,…


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Visiting, then living in New York City, was bigger, crazier and more wonderful than I could have…


30 Cures for Aussie Homesickness

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During the pandemic, and now in this odd post-pandemic-ish world, so many Aussies haven't been…


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There is a lot of NJ that is right next to Manhattan, and has some solid lifestyle benefits. But…


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The challenges of living in New York City are well documented in every form of popular culture. As…