Sorry for my ghetto title if you’re making an international relocation to London and simply looking for some helpful information for that. Well, I still can’t promise that you’re going to get that in this particular post (please utilize our search tool to find good stuff on London apartments, London neighborhoods, why using a London Relocation agent is so imperative, how to prepare for a London move, etc.), but there’s a topic that I’ve been itching to write about since Thanksgiving, and while I know this is belated, I’m slap-happy today, quite frankly.
Why? Well, allow me to derail the London Relocation Blog to… [read more]
Welcome back if you’re planning an international relocation to the UK and wondering where to stay before you officially move into your London apartment rental. In my previous two posts on the topic, I’ve been discussing how before you can actually live in London in a fixed location, you need to spend some time here while you look for said property. In Part 2 of this series, I listed off some value London hotels to consider if you only need a few days of temporary accommodation (which the London Relocation agency makes absolutely possible given their one-day guaranteed flat-finding service!)
You might, however, be considering a longer stay here… [read more]
Moving to London from the US isn’t by any means going to cause the same culture shock as moving to a country with a vastly different language and culture, but it isn’t exactly in your backyard either. There will be changes to adjust to, and you must remain open-minded and accepting of those changes. Otherwise, there’s no real point in travelling any further than that backyard of yours. Honestly.
But speaking as an American expat living in London, I wasn’t overwhelmed so much as annoyed by the differences to which I had to adapt, including figuring out the London property market, where to shop in London for our necessities, how to get our US appliances to work with UK voltage, and so on and so forth. You notice such differences after first relocating to London, but you really notice them when you visit home after living in London for a while… [read more]