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United Kingdom - A diverse land, the United Kingdom combines the cultural treasures of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales with England's charm. Experience London, enjoy thatched cottages and village pubs, or explore wild Celtic landscapes.

United Kingdom Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  Expat Experience: Estelle Van De Velde, London
  Just Moved To London? Here Are Ten Ways To Make New Friends
  Getting Your Child Into A Top UK School - Part Two
  Here's How To Make Sure Your Child Gets Into A Top School
  Expat Experience: Amanda Dales, London
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  Black British people whose parents/grandparents were expats
  EU Citizens Are Relocating To The UK - Here's Why
  Moving To The UK? Avoid Culture Shock
  An Expat Guide To London Boroughs - Part Three

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Oliver Heslop

  Just Moved To London? Here Are Ten Ways To Make New Friends

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

London has the third highest population in Europe, after Istanbul and Moscow, with an estimated 8 million people calling the Big Smoke home.

With so many people, it’s surely easy to make a friend in the capital? Sadly not: London has incredibly high rates of loneliness, with over 30% of the city’s population reporting that they feel isolated. As one Guardian reader put it, “I never felt more lonely than when I lived in London, surrounded by millions of people.”   more ...

  London - Recommended Blogs

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at London and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

  How Much Do EU Migrants Really Use The UK's Welfare System?

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

Anyone with half an ear pointed toward the UK will hear the hue and cry of intense political debate. In the halls of power, over the airwaves and on the streets of towns across the nation, Brits are loudly voicing their opinions and critiquing those of their neighbours, arguing furiously.   more ...

  EU Citizens Are Relocating To The UK - Here's Why

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

The United Kingdom has long been known for its vast cultural diversity; each year people from all around the world move to this country for work, business, study, or to join their family members. Over the last 20 years, the number of foreigners living in the country has more than doubled, from two million in 1993 to over five million in 2014, and the figure is only increasing by the year.   more ...

  Moving To The UK? Avoid Culture Shock By Learning About These Eccentric British Habits

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

An Irishman once said ‘the reason the sun never sets on the British Empire is… God would never trust them in the dark.’

Whether this Irishman was reporting the entire British people or untrustworthy or utterly inept isn’t clear from this quote. But it is clear that for many new arrivals to the Green and Pleasant Land, Brits are certainly a strange bunch.   more ...


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