My favourite pubs with rooms in Yorkshire

Like most Expaters, I’m a city girl. I love the shops, bars and nightlife that come with urban life. Having said that, I do yearn for the clean air of the country and a piece of me will always call rural Yorkshire home. Right now, a Yorkshire town is my temporary home and as we kiss farewell to a very…
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A Guide to Renting in London

The single thing that Expater friends ask me most is where to rent. Especially those moving to London. Which are the best areas? Is London safe? How much will it cost? Is it possible to avoid the hour long underground commute wedged under someone’s armpit? Of course, the answers to all of the above are, ‘it depends’. Are you a…
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An insider’s guide to the best restaurants in London

Street food galore, hipster diners, Michelin star fine dining. London is a foodie’s heaven. But not for everyone. As an Expater, you don’t have time to research the best restaurants in town, and besides there are so many new places that you just can’t agree among friends. In any case, the reservation waiting list is six months long and you’ll…
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Top tips for newbie expats in London

I love London. Creative start ups, a fashion hotspot, fabulous restaurants and a buzzing cultural scene. London is where it’s at. Unless you’re new in town. For newbie expats it can feel like everyone’s away at a fabulous party, but your invitation got lost in the post. You hear colleagues waxing lyrical about an amazing new exhibition, before discovering tickets…
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