Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Apartment – Phase One

Okay, so we have the apartment, and we’re slowly getting settled. I thought it would be fun to show the progress in stages so that you all can get a feel for what our new home is like, and how … Continue reading

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The Visa – traps for new players – pt 2

In reading up about the visa process, I’d read some horror stories of people being stuck at the Consulate for 6 to 8 hours mostly just waiting; and of others who came close to being denied visas for various reasons … Continue reading

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The Visa – traps for new players – pt 1

I’m pedantic. If I get my stubborn up, I can be particularly so. It’s a blessing and curse. When dealing with pedantic, bureaucratic systems (such as consulates and immigration departments), it can be helpful to think like the rat you’re … Continue reading

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E3 Visa

A few years ago, whilst researching overseas work, and particularly for the USA, I came across a visa known as the E3. I hadn’t heard of it before: I’d only really heard of the H1B for the US, the ‘normal’ … Continue reading

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Finding the Overseas Job

One of the most frequently asked questions on sites about working overseas is how to actually find a job. This is not surprising as it isn’t an easy thing you’re trying to do. You are usually trying to convince someone … Continue reading

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