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The Seventy Islands are part of the Rock Islands of Palau.

An expert expat’s tips for Palau

With supreme diving, a national karaoke obsession and restaurants that will cook your daily catch for a “corkage” fee, it’s easy to fall for this tiny island nation.

  • by Belinda Jackson
Downtown Vancouver: buzzing metropolis with a dramatic mountain backdrop.

An expert expat’s tips for Vancouver, Canada

Intriguing museums, a lively waterfront and plenty to do outdoors – there’s a lot to like about Vancouver.

  • by Belinda Jackson
Istanbul has some spectacular tourist sites, and some even better lesser-known ones. Pictured: Blue Mosque.

An expert expat’s tips for Istanbul, Turkey

The noise and colour and sheer volume of things to see, do and eat in Istanbul is fabulously stimulating but can become overwhelming.

  • by Belinda Jackson
Flight attendant Sharlene Lowe likes to keep an active lifestyle in Dubai.

Emirates flight attendant’s top travel tips for Dubai

Make sure you know the cultural norms of the country you are travelling to as well as the exchange rate.

  • by Belinda Jackson
Outrigger Fiji Resort.

An expert expat tips for the Coral Coast, Fiji

The Coral Coast is all about natural beauty, exploring nature, says this long-time expat.

  • by Belinda Jackson
Lake Titicaca: Peru’s natural marvels beckon to be explored.

An expert expat’s guide to Lima, Peru

After four years of cancer treatment, former Manly local and tech founder Chad Walkaden found a new home in Peru, with a culture that’s “all about the food”.

  • by Belinda Jackson
Matildas Charli Grant (left) and Teagan Micah are both based in Sweden.

Expat Matildas reveal travel tips for their adopted home

Teagan Micah and Charli Grant are Matildas and best friends now living the Scandinavian lifestyle.

  • by Belinda Jackson
Regent’s Park outshines Hyde Park.

An expert expat’s guide to St Johns Wood, London

London is a city of parks and while Aussie expats might miss the beaches, London’s parks are the lungs of the city.

  • by Belinda Jackson
Florence and its cityscape with the Duomo Santa Maria Del Fiore at sunset.

An expert expat’s tips for Florence, Italy

For a restaurant delight, opera singer Jessica Pratt says to head out of town to La Sosta del Rossellino in nearby Settignano and order the handmade gnocchi.

  • by Belinda Jackson
New Zealand has entered a recession after lifting interest rates for consecutive months.

An expert expat’s guide to Auckland, home to the world’s biggest Snakes & Ladders

Auckland is a vibrant city, with incredible nature to be enjoyed from the moment you step outside your front door.

  • by Belinda Jackson