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Things To Know When Moving To London

Things to know when moving to London - Observations from a new Londoner on the unexpected ups and downs of living in Central London!
Since moving to London just over 6 months ago, there are a few things I’ve noticed that are a little different from other places I’ve lived, and even other cities I’ve spent a lot of time in. Covering the not-so pretty side of living in central London, to the perks of being a local in one of the most famous cities in the world: here are a few things to know when moving to London to get up to speed with life in the big smog!

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Surrey Countryside Days Out In Autumn

Surrey is famed for its proximity to London, beautiful redbrick homes, and of course its leafy countryside. As part of a bigger UK tour or if you’re only visiting London, exploring my home country is the perfect way to spend an autumn weekend out in the fresh air! Here are just a few ways to enjoy the Surrey countryside with a few ideas for Surrey days out in autumn!  Continue Reading

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Catch Flights Not Feelings – Why Not Both?

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I’ve seen articles, posters, and all types of merchandise using “Catch Flights Not Feelings” as a motto to comment on the idea of motivating young people to explore the world and visit new places, instead of looking to develop an emotional connection to someone and committing to staying put in the pursuit of emotional stability from a relationship.

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Winter Garden At The Landmark London

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To celebrate a few recent family events we decided to splash out and enjoy dinner at The Landmark Hotel in Marylebone, where the Winter Garden restaurant invites class, fine dining, and a haven of peace within busy central London. The perfect way to feel fancy (for once!), we relished the chance to enjoy such a treat.

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10 Things That Happen When You Get Back From Travelling

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Everyone goes through different experiences and transformations throughout their lives, but travelling has the ability to fast track some of those changes, and that means that when you come home there can be a hell of a lot of adjusting to be done. There’s a million posts and lists about what coming home is like, so here’s my addition to the blogosphere on the matter. There’s certainly more than just these, but a Top Ten run down seems like a nice start! Maybe there’s scope for a sequel to bump up to 20 at a later date… Anyhow, these are the ones that really stood out for me as I came through arrivals and back into ordinary life after a 6 month round the word trip.

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