It takes time to settle in to any new place. To truly feel at home, we need to feel connected to the place in which we live and the people around us. We need to know where things are and understand how things work. It is normal to feel some discomfort at times when everything is new, but dive in, enjoy Perth and all it has to offer and you will soon feel like you belong.
When I first relocated to Perth and someone told methat my soon-to-be-born daughter would be a Sandgroper, I realised there was a thing or two I needed to learn about becoming a Perthling.
Anyone who moves to Perth, Western Australia, is bound to come across some local words, phrases or abbreviations they are unfamiliar with, or that just seem wrong! Even if you move here from another State of Australia, ‘Perthites’ use different words to describe a whole range of things.
So, you're planning on relocating your family across the pond? Great! But how do you get started? What plans do you need to make? Where do you start? How do you get your personal belongings moved to your new home safely and in one piece? And how do you do all of this without falling apart at the seams as the sheer magnitude of the relocation overtakes you? Answer: Hire some help