To encourage people back into the city now that things are opening up after Covid lockdowns a lot of hotels are doing 2 for 1 deals, as the Melbourne Comedy Festival was also taking place we took advantage of one of these deals and did some touristy things too.Continue reading “City Staycation”
The Around the Bay in a day cycle ride is an annual ride around the Melbourne bay now in its 26th year. Since i first visited Michelle’s family over here it has always been mentioned as i ride i should do, so was on the bucket list from the moment i arrived. Almost as soon as i got a bike here i booked a place on the 210km Anti-Clockwise loop.
We have been in Australia for a few months now and feeling settled in. After landing in Melbourne we stayed with Michelle’s parents in Caroline Springs in the Western Suburbs. Michelle’s Dad had sorted a car for us before we had arrived which made getting around to sort things much easier.
In the last post I went through some details of the visa application process, this post is more about the actual move and how the shipping arrangements work.
I will follow up with another post with how we are getting on and settling in.
It has been a while since we have written anything up but that is mainly because we have been moving to Australia from London. Michelle is Australian but that still means there was a visa process to go through. I am going to use this post to go over some tips and advice that might be useful for the Visa application process to help anyone else who might come across this.
I will follow up in the next few days with some other posts with how we have been getting on and what we have been getting up to.
Continue reading “Moving to Australia – Visa Process”