Everything you need to know before leaving the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | Oct 21, 2014

So your time in the UK has come to an end and you’ve decided to pack your belongings and move back home. These three tips will take you safely...

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

by Leanne Shrosbree | 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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10 lesser-known facts about Scotland

by Staff Writer | Jun 5, 2014

Albion, Pictland, Pretanikai Nesoi, Cruithintuait, Caledonia – call it what you like, Scotland has as many names as it does wonders. Here, we ...

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Your six-point checklist for leaving the UK

by Staff Writer | Dec 3, 2013

If you’re about to head home after a stint in the UK, it’s hard not to feel a little overwhelmed by the amount of planning to be done. We’ve p...

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20 interesting facts about Canada

by Staff Writer | Nov 7, 2013

Following our series of interesting facts on South Africa, New Zealand and Australia, we now take a look at Canada.

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How to open a UK bank account as an Australian

by Leanne Shrosbree | Aug 11, 2013

If you’d like your life in the UK to get off to a smooth start, sorting out your UK bank account is a must. Opening a UK bank account is noto...

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20 interesting facts about air travel

by Leanne Shrosbree | Dec 4, 2012

Maximum speeds, the longest flights, flight attendants’ weight and pilots’ meals – here are 20 little-known facts and snippets about air trave...

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For butter or wors: Your guide to South African shops in the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | Nov 6, 2012

If you’re a Saffa who's new to the UK, you might already be missing some favourite flavours from home. But don’t fret - there are many physic...

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7 ways to beat the “Heathrow Injection”

by Staff Writer | Aug 1, 2012

The urban dictionary defines the Heathrow Injection as “a metaphor for the weight one inevitably gains when one migrates to London for an exte...

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