Luka and I were standing on the train platform in Sydney Central, five km away from the consulate when we heard the announcement ” the next three trains will terminate at this station”. After having been traveling for four hours already, were we really going to miss our appointment now? Then the next announcement came through: “There is a car on the train track towards Bondi Junction”. That did not make our situation any better… Continue reading “Renewing a Dutch Passport in Australia – Part 2”
Waaaaay back when we reached 100 posts, we decided to change the layout of our blog and freshen things up a bit.
Now that we have passed 200 (this post is number 215) – and more than a year later – we figured it is that time again. So we switched the layout yet again, and will also be updating our logo and picture overlays.
What do you think?
Hi, my name is Kai and I love scooting, playing Tennis and reading.
I moved to Australia almost a year ago already! I came here because my dad [Oliver] had found out that there is also an office of his company in Melbourne, so that’s the reason why I am in Melbourne today! Continue reading “Introducing myself (Kai)”
Okay, I admit, I am a bit of a nerd when it comes to statistics. I can not help it that I like to look at them. So when I discovered that it is possible to put a flag counter on your blog, I immediately implemented that. Since then we have received viewers from
82 115 different countries! Now that is interesting, even if you do not like statistics, right? Continue reading “Update: Social media challenge”
“Why are the waiting times so long for your customer service?” I ask the lady on the other end of the line. Her response:”Because people ask all these extra, unnecessary questions” would not have won any awards in client service. Well, she might not have said extra and unnecessary, but I could clearly hear it in her voice. Continue reading “Bad customer service”
It’s still dark outside and the clock is not yet showing a 6 when I am woken up by an alarm going off. Bleary-eyed, I roll over, thinking that someone probably opened the wrong car door, or some shop owner forgot to turn off the alarm. In any case, nothing to do with me. Continue reading “Firealarm”
True friendship is discovering that, despite the physical distance of 16585 km/10305 miles, you started playing the same instrument at exactly the same time and playing together via skype…
I know, I know. Writing about the weather is kind of like admitting that you have nothing better to say and are trying to fill your blog.But this time it’s different.
Really, it is! Continue reading “On weather (again)”
With this post, we reach a major milestone. Almost exactly 6 months after we made the big move, we will have published 100 posts on europe2australia.com! Time for a new look. Continue reading “100th post…”