Fear of emigration

Going to live in another country is, without a doubt, a decision that will change your life, your way of being and of perceiving the world, as well as your relationships with family and friends. The experience is bound to have an impact: you will change, in most cases for

How to survive in London (2) – What not to do

London traffic lights

In the previous post in this series (Things to do before arriving), I listed a series of things to do before moving to London. However, it's important to remember which things to avoid doing, too. Don’t… 1. … send money by Western Union for a room before even seeing it. Oddly enough, many

How to survive in London (1) – Before arriving

Tower Bridge (London) by Tom Bricker

Once you’ve made the decision to move to London, I recommend you follow these steps before you go: 1. Check accommodation prices to get an idea, but never send money or accept an apartment or room without seeing it first. Familiarize yourself with the different zones, the prices, the deposit you need