Hey Travelers! I had the privilege of interviewing Itiah Thomas. Itiah is an American expat living in Australia who recently received dual citizenship. In the above video, she talks about how she moved to Australia, her experiences of being African American in Brisbane, and what she loves about Australian culture. Whether you’re considering a move abroad or just intrigued by the idea, this article and video will provide insights into the process and valuable tips for anyone thinking about making such a significant transition.
Itiah’s journey began with an unexpected encounter during her travels in Greece and Italy. She crossed paths with Australians who extended an invitation to visit their homeland, igniting her curiosity. It was in Sydney that she felt an inexplicable connection, attributing it to the weather, the welcoming vibe, and an immediate sense of comfort. This initial attraction would set the stage for her life-changing decision.
If you’re contemplating dual citizenship in Australia, Itiah’s experience offers valuable insights into the process. Here’s a breakdown of the steps she took:
While Itiah mainly handled her application, she emphasizes the benefits of enlisting an expert for those less familiar with the process.
Moving to a new country is a huge undertaking, and Itiah offers practical advice for a smoother transition:
Most importantly, Itiah emphasizes the importance of embracing uncertainty and going with the flow, a mindset that can make any transition less daunting.
If you’re considering a move overseas, particularly to Australia, here are some resources to aid your preparation:
Itiah’s journey to dual citizenship in Australia is a testament to determination, adaptability, and being able to step into the unknown. Whether you’re planning a similar journey or simply intrigued by the idea, her story serves as a valuable resource for anyone considering a path to dual citizenship in another country.