If you, like me, have made the move to London, you’re in for a treat. But some treats have to be earned. Sometimes you have to eat the broccoli first. I’d like to share my struggles in the hunt (I’m not the only one by any means!). Hopefully some part will help you do better… Read More The struggles of finding (and keeping) a job in London
It’s a well known fact that Kiwis love brunch. Australians do too, but I’m a Kiwi, so I can quite happily state for the record that we love brunch. On a weekend in NZ, you’ll find most footpaths overflowing with brunchers. It’s totally acceptable to brunch anytime between breakfast and dinner. Moving to London, I… Read More How to find cheap brunch in London
Finding a job in London can prove difficult! I had so many dilemmas, so I get you might find it tough. I’ll try break it down to make it all a bit easier. First things first: try sort your national insurance number and bank accounts. Not essential but will make the rest easier. Read more… Read More The backpacker’s guide to finding a job in London
You think I’m exaggerating when I say getting around London can bring you to tears. I wish I was. I’m not. I managed to get on the wrong bus three times on my first day, getting more lost by the second. I’ve got on the train going the wrong way and haven’t realised until I’m… Read More How to travel around London without crying
I have been asked plenty of times how on earth to travel between London and it’s airports, so I’ll break it down for you. Heathrow (LHR) If you’re feeling flush, or in a rush, the Heathrow Express has you all over it. It leaves from Paddington, so if you’re anywhere near that station it can… Read More Navigating London’s airports ✈️
So you’ve booked your flights, you’ve got the visa, and you’re coming to London. Easy. But then panic sets in as you realise, you’ve got no idea how to put it all together once you get here ??♀️??♂️ Luckily, I’m here to give you the lowdown. First things first, add Kiwis in London on Facebook.… Read More So you’re moving to London. Now what?
Step 1: Pack your backpack. Step 2: Leave. If you’re not quite that ambitious, there’s a few things you probably need to know before you run to the airport. First things first: visa. Paperwork always sucks, but this one is essential. Check out your country’s visa requirements and length of stay. I’d say probably start… Read More A backpacker’s guide to moving to London (or anywhere!)