Google Trips

How to manage all your upcoming vacations and travel: Google Trips

When you fly internationally or regularly, if you’re anything like me, you’ll find yourself searching through your emails constantly to find booking details, confirm times, and make sure everything is taken care of. But there’s an easier way! Google Trips … Read More

Where to get your U.S. Visa

Where to get a visa for the U.S. – Which country is best?

A question that gets asked constantly on web forums, on Facebook groups, and in expat communities is: “Has anyone been to COUNTRY to get a visa? How long did it take to get your passport back and how easy was … Read More

The 3 best bagels in Manhattan, New York City (and how to order a bagel properly)

The 3 best bagels in Manhattan, New York City (and how to order a bagel properly)

This is either going to win me a lot of friends or make me a lot of enemies, because New Yorkers definitely take their bagels seriously, so be … Read More

How you can help a charity by shopping on Amazon (Prime Day is coming)

How you can help a charity by just shopping on Amazon (Prime Day is coming)

Amazon is a behemoth, we all know that. The one thing you learn quickly when you move to the US is that they can solve all of your … Read More

I am part of Community Resource Exchange (CRE)’s INSPIRE 10 crowdfunding campaign, which is raising funds for CRE’s work helping inspiring nonprofit leaders and their organizations become stronger through consulting and leadership development!

I’m a part of the INSPIRE 10 Crowdfunding Campaign

I am part of Community Resource Exchange (CRE)’s INSPIRE 10 crowdfunding campaign, which is raising funds for CRE’s work helping inspiring nonprofit leaders and their organizations become stronger through consulting and leadership development! … Read More

Dinner with New Friends

Dinner with New Friends

Since moving to NYC and starting this website to try and help Aussies (and other expats) new to NYC, I’ve met some really awesome people one-on-one. Some of the people I’ve met have had specific questions they … Read More

University of Michigan's Big House

Where and how to watch tonight’s NCAA College Basketball Final

Despite the fact that the weather outside looks like the middle of winter, it’s actually the end … Read More

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

How to use your spare time effectively in NYC: Help your community

I’m all about community. Whether it’s helping one person with their transition to America or helping an organization achieve their goals by writing about them, I’m … Read More

Im back from Australia

I’m back!

After a cheeky fortnight (two weeks for those of you playing at home) away in Australia, I’m back in the land of noisy car horns and cold weather, and I’m loving it already. Sorry about the radio silence, I needed … Read More

Why (and how) you should update your emergency contacts as an expat abroad

Did you know that your iPhone has a special feature called “Emergency SOS”? If you push the power/lock button 5 times quickly (keep pushing, it will appear), it will deactivate Touch ID, … Read More

How to build your credit in the US as an Australian

How to build your credit score in the US as an Expat

Credit is one of those puzzles that everyone who moves to the United States comes across, and the internet is filled with ridiculous amounts of … Read More

Polished Man

I’m A Polished Man

Did you know that one child dies every 5 minutes as a result of violence? I’m raising money for the Polished Man campaign and would love if you can make a donation. If you like America Josh, I’d really appreciate … Read More

Where to buy bread in NYC

Where to buy a loaf of bread

When you move countries there are some things that you never thought you’d have to consider, and this particular query is especially strange. I’m a toast man. I love it with butter, I love it with Vegemite (more butter … Read More