I can't believe it's been two weeks since we've arrived in Melbourne... if I'm being honest, it seriously feels like we've been here for a month or two already. Here's the lowdown on the past two weeks... Arriving in Melbourne Remember that nice hot pot dinner we had two days before leaving town? Well, unfortunately, … Continue reading Expat Life: 2 Weeks into Melbourne
Towards the end of October, things got busy. In the month of October, every weekend was filled with social events, and the days leading up to the departure date was packed as well. I was getting stressed out with packing and cleaning the entire home; paranoid that I was missing some important document or the … Continue reading Leaving Vancouver
Obtaining a working holiday visa and moving abroad is expensive. For us to move to Australia, it'd cost us about $5,500 AUD which is more or less the same converted to Canadian currencies. The $500-and-something is for the visa application alone. The $5,000 AUD is what the Australian government requires all holiday visa holders to … Continue reading What We’re Doing to Save for Australia
This brings me back to a few years ago when I announced my move to New Zealand after graduation. Well... in case you haven't noticed, I graduated... and I'm in still Vancouver. Which, I no longer regret because if I moved after graduation, I wouldn't have met Dan, and I'd rather much choose to stay … Continue reading We're Moving to Australia!