Are Aussies Abroad Misunderstood?

Are Aussies Abroad Misunderstood?

There’s something interesting that happens to Aussies when they go abroad, they want to experience other countries, cultures and broaden their horizons and through that process they actually become more Australian. It’s not that we miss home or are overly patriotic but its because we realize that being Aussie is part of our identity. You…

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True Crime Stories Australia: Fraudsters

True Crime Stories Australia: Fraudsters

Every country has true crime stories and Australia is no exception. Today, we take a brief look at fraudsters and what Aussie’s abroad can do to avoid becoming a victim to fraud. Some of these characters are worse than others but all interesting and unbelievable. Enjoy these true crime stories quick read on Australian fraudsters.…

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Aussie Dollar Facts You Need To Know About

Aussie Dollar Facts You Need To Know About

Most of us find the topic of currencies an absolute bore. To be honest it is but there are a few simple facts that you need to know about the Aussies dollar such as what makes it go up or down in value. It’s pretty simple and as Aussies abroad it’s important that we know…

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This Month In Australian History

This Month In Australian History

February is a huge month in Australian History. After doing some research, I discovered that so many things happened in this month. Today at Ozzies Abroad we take a quick glance at interesting events this month in Australian history. Get in touch with your routes and become the most knowledgeable Aussie abroad. Australia has a…

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Where Do Aussies Go Abroad?

Where Do Aussies Go Abroad?

Australians love to travel overseas and many would argue that is’s in our bones, after all, with one of the worlds most multi-cultured societies our relatives all traveled from somewhere. In the last 10 years Aussies have traveled abroad in record numbers. We are spreading our wings and discovering the globe. It is true that…

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Famous Australian Brands

Famous Australian Brands

Australia exports more than just it’s people. Did you know that there are approximately 1,000,000 Aussies abroad at any given time? There are also many famous Australian brands that are exported abroad that Aussies can be proud of. Branding gives customers trust and faith in products and an “Australian Made” stamp gives products a seal…

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Aussies Favorites Gourmet Gift Box Review

Aussies Favorites Gourmet Gift Box Review

Product Overview Aussies Favorites Gourmet Gift Box is a mouthful to say as well as a mouthful of Australian confectionery that we all love and the homesick Aussies abroad miss. The gift box is from an Australian business Koko Koala that offers Australian treats that are delivered worldwide from Sydney. The treats include Tim Tams,…

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Simple Australian Recipes

Simple Australian Recipes

We share our simple Australian recipes for Aussies abroad to get a taste of home. You can even throw an Australian themed dinner party for your friends and impress them with our tasty cuisines. Today we look at some of the classics that every Aussie should know how to cook. Salt And Pepper Squid Salt…

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The Culture Of Australian People

The Culture Of Australian People

As Aussie expats and Australians overseas it’s always interesting to meet people from other cultures. The most interesting part is meeting people that haven’t been exposed to or met many Australians. They have preconceived ideas about the custure of Australian people and sometimes we can play up to those ideas for a laugh. When I…

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Australians Getting Married Overseas

Australians Getting Married Overseas

Okay Aussies. So you or someone you know wants to get married abroad. In fact, many Australians are getting married overseas as the average cost for an Australian wedding is an astounding AU$70,000. Personally, I’ve been to the weddings of Australian expats in Malta, Italy, South Korea, Bali, South Africa, Lebanon, Argentina, Thailand and Greece.…

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Successful Australian Bands

Successful Australian Bands

Let’s take a brief look at some successful Australian band’s that we can be proud of. Australia has so many successful band’s because we really are a talented bunch. This article looks at some of our band’s so we can be reminded how good we are while we represent Australian’s overseas. So, C’mon Aussie, get…

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True Crime Stories Australia: Bank Robbers

True Crime Stories Australia: Bank Robbers

Another great quick read by Ozzies Abroad on true crime stories in Australia. This time we look at bank robbers and escape artists and we discovered that they usually go hand in hand. Every country has their true crime stories and Australia is no exception. Crime stories are immortalized in our culture so we suggest…

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The Australian Passport

The Australian Passport

Okay Aussies! For all you Australians overseas wondering about what we can and can’t do with the Australian passport then this article is for you.We went through as much information as we could find online a summarized it into this useful and easy to read blog. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) August…

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Interesting Australian Facts 2

Interesting Australian Facts 2

Don’t just sit there with your friends wishing you had some interesting Australian facts and trivia to share with them! If you scour your brain but can’t quit find anything that will have your friends impressed and intrigued by the great land down under, then this article is for you. Don’t worry! This page will…

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Famous Australian Businessmen

Famous Australian Businessmen

Australia boasts some of the best business people in the world with over 30 billionaires in 2017. We’ve had some colorful characters over the years and in true Ozzies Abroad style we like to concentrate on the interesting side of life. We look at the most famous Australian businessmen and some of the highlights from…

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Travel Insurance Yes Or No?

Travel Insurance Yes Or No?

Travel insurance yes or no? That is the question! Aussies love to travel and we often go abroad without any travel insurance. In fact, only 30% of Australians take out travel insurance which is surprising considering that we have car insurance, house insurance and health insurance. Often when we’re traveling we tend to be a…

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Facts: Aboriginal People Australia

Facts: Aboriginal People Australia

My favorite aspect about being an Aussie abroad is meeting and chatting with people from different cultures and places. I love to ask questions about their heritage and learn how different places and people came to be. Throughout my travels and conversations I am often asked about Indigenous Australians, the oldest surviving culture in the…

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Australian Culture: The Battler

Australian Culture: The Battler

Ozzies Abroad, among other things brings stories about Australia to our Australian Expat community. We provide these easy reads on every topic on Australia so you’ll always have an interesting yarn. There are over 1 million Aussies abroad representing Australian culture overseas. Remember, It’s all about bragging rights! Ozzies Abroad begins the series on Australian…

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This Month In Australian History

This Month In Australian History

It’s December already! Christmas and New Year’s Eve just around the corner. Today at Ozzies Abroad we take a quick glance at interesting events this month in Australian history. Get in touch with your routes and become the most knowledgeable Aussie abroad. Australia has a very interesting history that’s not as immortalized in popular film…

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Amazing Places Australia Part 2

Amazing Places Australia Part 2

Sometimes Aussies know little about Australia because we prefer to travel the world. We save our own country for later in life and discover that we don’t know much about our own backyard. Ozzies Abroad exists to bridge that gap for Australian overseas. Aussies are taking time off to go abroad and seek other cultures…

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How To Invest In Property In Australia

How To Invest In Property In Australia

Ah yes! We all love the great Australian dream of home ownership. We look at the how Aussies abroad can achieve this dream. There’s a certain sense of security in owning your own home, I think Darryl Kerrigan from the movie The Castle said it best “It’s not a house it’s a home, a man’s…

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The People On Australian Money

The People On Australian Money

Ever wondered who those people are on Australian money? We walk around all day with their faces in our wallets and purses but many Aussies abroad don’t know who they actually are. We’ve done the work so you can put a name to the face. Recently, I was having a beer in a bar in…

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Aussies In Jail Overseas

Aussies In Jail Overseas

Today, we’re going to look at Aussies abroad that have been in foreign prisons. Ozzies Abroad cover the statistics of Aussies in jail overseas and we cover some facts and what to do if you find yourself caught behind bars. Why does the thought of being in jail overseas conjure up nightmarish visions of crowded…

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How to Transfer Money To & From Australia

How to Transfer Money To & From Australia

Let’s cover everything you need to know so transferring money isn’t a hassle. Transferring money overseas is something every Aussie abroad will have to do at some stage.  If you stare blankly at the currency exchange board, don’t know what buy or sell means and not sure if you’re getting ripped off but just want to…

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Famous Australian Artists

Famous Australian Artists

As Aussies abroad it’s up to us to represent. So, lets get acquainted with some homegrown talent. Don’t feel left behind on the world stage because we have many artists that have left their mark internationally. Even, if you’re not an art lover, you will enjoy this read. We take a brief look at some…

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Famous Australian Olympic Athletes

Famous Australian Olympic Athletes

For a country with a relatively small population Australia has enjoyed some amazing Olympic success. We’ve sent our Aussie athletes abroad to all the Olympic games held in the modern era and even hosted the event twice at home. Australians have actually attended twenty-six Olympic Games and accrued a medal tally of 142 gold, 163…

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Down Under Box Review

Down Under Box Review

Product Overview Down Under Box is an Australian business that offers Australian treats that are delivered worldwide. The treats include Tim Tams, Vegemite, Twisties, Tiny Teddies, Caromello Koala, Anzac Biscuits, Fantales, Minties, Eucalyptus Drops, Australian Milo, Freddo Frog, Cherry Ripe, Dunkaroos, Violet Crumble, Chicken Salt, Scotch Finger Biscuits and Redskins. They offer pre made boxes…

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Most Deadly Animals In Australia

Most Deadly Animals In Australia

Okay Aussies! What are the most deadly animals in Australia? Aussies abroad get asked all the time about Australian spiders, snakes, sharks and crocodiles. Our friends from other countries have seen those deadly animals on the National Geographic Channel and they’re scared about visiting Australia. To be fair, nobody likes snakes and spiders but we…

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True Crime Stories Australia: Serial Killers

True Crime Stories Australia: Serial Killers

Every country has true crime stories and Australia is no exception. Crime stories are immortalized in our movies and books. Of course there are many crimes but non seems to horrify and intrigue people more than serial killers. Australia has had, and probably currently has, it’s fair share of these gruesome criminals. Here are some…

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Amazing Places Australia

Amazing Places Australia

Our great southern land hails some of the world’s most interesting natural wonders. Our landscape lends itself to some amazing photography. Many Australians tend to travel around the globe before we even explore our own backyard. Aussies Abroad meet foreigners that have seen more of Australia than we have. Countless times I’ve met Europeans, English,…

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