Many Americans moving to London are confused by all the London neighborhoods and the contradicting advice given in regards to London neighborhoods. It seems that everyone asked has a different opinion as to the quality and value in a particular location. The Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is very popular with American expats making the neighborhoods of Earl’s Court a good choice when making a short list of possible London neighborhoods to move into.
Well, I’m officially back in the UK from my long stint in the States. In between strong bouts of homesickness (which I’ve never fully recovered from since moving to London three years ago) and napping to get over jet-lag, as soon as my plane touched down yesterday, I hit the ground running. If you’re making an international relocation to London yourself, you’ll soon learn that this city will keep you on your toes. There is never nothing to do, just as Samuel Johnson observed back in 1777:
“No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” [read more]