Cosmopolitan, enormous, frenetic, modern, historical, full of opportunities… and the only city in England that some people know. That’s London. But today I’d like to ask whether it’s really worth it to go live in the capital.
Six years ago, when I tried to start a new life in the UK
Once you’ve come here, the first things that’ll surprise you are the cars moving in the opposite direction, the GPS systems give measures in yards and miles, the English accent isn’t the one from the BBC that you were expecting, the sockets are different… and when you go to the
Everyone knows people in the UK have different ways of doing things: they drive on the left, they don’t have euros, the taps are separated, and… their sockets are different!
I wasn’t planning on writing about them, as an adaptor solves all problems on arrival and I think it’s just a
Another thing that makes the United Kingdom different from some other countries is that there are fewer official holidays, and of course this affects your annual holiday days when it’s time to plan, in addition to meaning that you can’t take extra-long weekends the way you can with public holidays
The worst thing about going to live in another country is arriving and learning how to get to places, in addition to getting used to its public transport. And in addition to the fact that you seem stupid if you don’t immediately understand the routes, schedules, and services… Basically, in
This might be one of the things you’re most worried about when you’re pregnant. So how do you request maternity leave here? How much time do we get for it in the UK? What papers do you need?
Although it might seem complicated at first, you just need a form called
Our lives haven’t been the same since the arrival of the Smartphone, but are you really making the most of it in the UK?
Whether you live in the UK or you’re just visiting, today I’ll recommend you the best apps for your mobile phone that’ll make you life easier. Restaurants,
Every country has a different educational system from the others, and although there has been an effort in Europe to standardize it, everything changes when we talk about the United Kingdom. Today I’ll try to explain it, and believe me when I say that even after reading about the subject,
Since 2013, more than 100.000 spaniards emigrate every year, y though we don't have the oficial number since 2014, it will be probably the same.
During the first half of the year, we get a few private messages and emails with questions or asking us for advice and information from everyone planning to come to the
If you already have a European driving licence, you don’t need to switch to the UK one. But since you’re settling down here… I did it, so I’m going to explain how to in case it’s of interest to someone. Here are some typical questions you might ask about it…