Category: Expat

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Tips on Finding a Job in London

So you’ve just arrived in London, ‘The Big Smoke’, ready to make your mark on this big, beautiful city. But how to go about finding a job to help fund the many adventures you want to have whilst you’re here? Luckily for you London is just getting bigger and better...

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How to Take Advantage of the British Sunshine

This weekend, the sunshine came out in most of Britain and temperatures near us reached 75 degrees Fahrenheit. This, of course, is the nation’s cue to drop EVERYTHING and head outside to soak in the rays. After living in coats and sweaters and a permanent patch of grey for months,...

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Le Blaireau Review – Careys Manor

During our recent stay at Careys Manor (read my review here,) we got to experience a three-course dinner at its on-site French restaurant, Le Blaireau. Access to the restaurant is both from within the hotel, as well as this cute entrance outside for regular dining guests. I chose Le Blaireau for...

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Breakfast Buffets in the UK

Breakfast buffets in the UK. I have to say that I didn’t even know there was such a thing, but a few weeks ago, my whole world changed. It was my birthday and Guy was looking for ways to make me feel at home. I had mentioned to him previously...

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Jamie Oliver’s Cookery School Review

So, to start this review off with a confession, I’m just going to say that I cannot stand cooking. I can see why other people like cooking. I get that it can be creative and fun and a self-esteem boost when you come up with an amazing new recipe. But...

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Honest Italian Review

Last week, I got the chance to combine two of my favorite things: London and pizza. And let’s just get one thing straight: I’m not a casual pizza lover. No, I am a pizza aficionado, a coneseuir, an expert in all things tomato and cheese.  We have a standing pizza...

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Why Every American Needs to Study Abroad in Sweden for their Master’s

Studying abroad is one of the best ways to gain confidence, change your world view, and show future employers your dedication to being a global citizen. While of course it’s an option to get your degree at home in the States, you’re seriously missing out if you don’t consider other...

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London Christmas Map

Christmas is fast approaching, and that means London is never more filled with holiday spirit than now. From Christmas markets to ice rinks (so many to choose from), you’ll have no problem staying busy all this week finding fun things to do. If you need a little extra help, check...

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A kick in the teeth for London – the business rates overhaul

The release of new property revaluations in September 2016 has resulted in uproar in the city of London. An overhaul of the business rates system using the new property valuations will dramatically increase the tax paid by London businesses. London Mayor, Sadiq Khan has joined a group of the city’s...

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4 Character Venues for Conferences in Leafy Richmond-on-Thames

If you are looking for an exclusive venue for your next business event, London has such a wealth of fabulous choices for every possible occasion that sometimes it can be hard to take it all in. And while it’s tempting to stay in Central London for ease of transport and...