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
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,
London is much more than London, and also less, according to how you look at it. Just the way we showed you in our article on the city of Wells… London is the biggest city in the United Kingdom, but also the smallest. It may seem like a contradiction, but
We’re full of stereotypes and preconceived notions about the United Kingdom and other countries in Europe. About which places have more immigrants, higher salaries, longer working hours in a week, or which places are more sexist or have the highest labour costs…
The graphs I’ll show you today will change some
There have been some great inventors over the course of UK history. That’s why we want to review 10 gadgets that changed the world in some way. All are still being used today and almost no one knows their origin.
1. The sewing machine
Thomas Saint invented and patented the first sewing
Today I looked for a graph to learn how to differenciate the UK from Great Britain and England, because they are not the same. To avoid boring you with too much text, I have left two images that sum it up, and a video in English with the history of
Is it really more expensive to live in the UK than in Spain, France or Slovenia? How much money do I need to be okay for a few months?
These are some of the typical questions I get, so I'm going to try to list the basic expenses in Bristol at
One of the most common questions when choosing which city to move to is about the cost of living: how much it costs to live in that area. Unless you are one of those people who move to London without savings, contacts, English, information, etc.... But that's a topic for