50 Interesting facts about the London Underground

by 1st Contact | Sep 30, 2016

London’s most famous public transport system – the Underground - is an institution. Hate it or love it, anyone who’s ever been to the city has...

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The top places for young professionals to live in the UK

by Staff Writer | Aug 30, 2016

While it may come as no surprise that more than three quarters of the most desirable places for young professionals to live in the country are...

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From SA to UK: What one Saffa learned while tying up loose ends

by Staff Writer | Jun 23, 2015

The road to London, for South Africans at least, is paved with hiccups, last-minute costs and unforeseen circumstances. Keith van der Linde un...

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Psychometric testing and how to prepare for it

by 1st Contact | May 22, 2015

If you want to ace your next job interview, learning more about psychometric testing can give you a big advantage. These tests are used by emp...

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Your guide to London hostels and flatshares

by Staff Writer | Apr 22, 2015

You’ve packed up your belongings, your passport is safely tucked away and you’re ready to start a new adventure in the UK, but where are you g...

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6 reasons to celebrate the full English breakfast

by 1st Contact | Mar 2, 2015

The UK has a long history of trade and exploration, and much of what’s on a modern menu has its origins in the far-flung places that ruddy and...

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7 traditional UK dishes that have stood the test of time

by Staff Writer | Feb 12, 2015

When you think of British food it’s usually pork pies, bangers ‘n’ mash and fish and chips that come to mind. While these are popular and trad...

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How to choose the right school for your kids when moving to the UK

by Staff Writer | Nov 3, 2014

If you have children of school-going age and are planning to migrate to the UK, one of your main concerns will probably be which school to sen...

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Phishing? Vishing? Royal Mail? Don’t get caught by these 7 scams

by 1st Contact | Aug 27, 2014

If you’ve just arrived in the UK, take 10 minutes to familiarise yourself with the scams doing the rounds at the moment. These are often targe...

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