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
This is a life hack and a half! I found this one out about a year after living in the U.K. and travelling through Europe, and was so gutted I didn’t find out earlier. If you are working in the U.K., you can apply for what is known as an EHIC card. It entitles you… Read More How to get free healthcare in Europe
There are so many life hacks I wish I’d known earlier for travel and living in the U.K. Some are more common knowledge than others, and some are downright genius. The first one you should know about if you’re moving to the U.K. and you’re lucky enough to be 25 or under, is the 16-25… Read More How to travel cheap on trains
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!)
I’ve been asked a number of times how I’ve made travel work for me. I’ve often had people comment, ‘you’re so lucky, I wish I could do that’. And in some respects I am lucky. My parents instilled the travel bug in me from a very young age. We didn’t travel far, usually only to… Read More Making it happen ??