What Makes Germany Great: Reasons To Consider A Move

Jenn van Twillert | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jenn van Twillert

A year ago, I would have laughed if someone told me I was going to love Germany. Germany and me just didn't have an instant click. In my first week here, I remember asking a store attendant in the local supermarket if a certain product was in stock.

How Technology Has Made It Easier Than Ever To Live Abroad

Patrick Gilligan | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Tech
Patrick Gilligan

Whatever your views on the rise of tech; as digital communication continues to improve and remote working becomes easier and more common, so will living abroad.

The Fashionable Student: How To Pack For Uni In Less Than A Week

Natalie Turco-Williams | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Natalie Turco-Williams

There's no experience quite like packing for university - especially if it's your first year. The thought of packing up and heading out on a new adventure can be super exciting! But just thinking about how awesome it will be isn't going to get you any closer to being packed and ready to go.

The UK Has Gone to the Dogs, So Where Can We Escape To?

Jess Melia | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Melia

I've been thinking about moving abroad for years. I've often looked out of my office window and wistfully dreamt of finally doing my Masters in California, reuniting with my friends in Amsterdam, or going to work with giraffes in Kenya. Anything to take my mind off of the dire weather we so often face in England and I can't get away from.

Two Hundred and Six Miles Later - Loving Life in Rural Devon

Vicky Dean | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Dean

Five months ago in November 2015 we packed up our house in Leicester and moved 206 miles south to a sleepy village in rural Mid-Devon. Having only visited Devon once before, when we were house hunting that August, it was a pretty radical thing to do.

Sentimental Overload: Moving Out of Your Childhood Home

Jemma Pietrus | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jemma Pietrus

I've been in this bedroom since I was five. It's gone through multiple makeovers. From white walls with fairy images and glow in the dark stars; to an ocean blue with seahorse wall-paper and tween posters of tween crushes; to a very sophisticated beige and brown for the latter years.

Why Justin Trudeau Makes Me Want to Be a Canadian

Rachel King | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Politics
Rachel King

I often think about where I'd move to if UKIP ever got voted in. I like to have a back up plan. And to be honest, every time this government shits on ...

Goodbye, London... It's Been Real

Harvey Wilks | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

After five years, my disenchantment with a city I'd formerly loved became too powerful to overlook. London is a magical place, but it can also be fucking dismal, tense yet unfeeling, and rushed.

10 Reasons Why Moving out of London is a Good Move

Julia Burness | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Burness

I'm not totally out of the loop of my old London life now, friends come and visit and best of all they often stay over and we get to properly hang out. The time I spend with old buddies is now definitely more quality time and the ones that I don't see I really don't miss.

The Challenges of Relocation

Jared Joffe | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jared Joffe

When I arrived in Australia from the UK, the prospects of the beach and warm climate were incredibly attractive. It's human nature to focus on the things you are looking forward to experiencing.

Moving to the Country

Robbie Knox | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Robbie Knox

In my mind my life was going to change overnight as I slotted smoothly into the community, winning marrow growing contests whilst rising to a position of power within the WI. But what's the reality? Here's what I've learnt about moving to the country, so you don't have to.

New In Town? Here's How To Make Friends With The Neighbours And Get The Most Out Of Your Area...

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling comfortable in a new neighbourhood is as important as feeling happy in your new home: the local cafes, shops, restaurants and green spaces are...

Always Think Ahead

Chris Smith | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK
Chris Smith

Yes, it might be the home that you start your family in and spend the rest of your days in - however, it's more likely that you won't. Statistically, you will pack up sticks and move onto somewhere bigger and better after 13 years.

Why When I Talk About Moving Home All the Time I'm Also Talking About My Relationships

Freiya Benson | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK
Freiya Benson

You do something enough, it becomes a pattern, a pathway. Your brain knows it, and will happily re-tread that route every single time, even when you know it's not helping.

A Stressed Dad's Top Tips for Moving House

Karl Young | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karl Young

If like me you have recently moved in the last few weeks you can probably remember the horror of finding those little extra costs and projects that you didn't foresee. I thought that other parents would appreciate a little help from for a dad who has been through the ordeal.

Life on Lake Victoria

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

Ours has been a bumpy ride. Though it seems small in comparison to what followed, the first obstacle we encountered reared its head when the Kenyan government stopped issuing work permits.

From Devon to Bristol: On Transitions, Moving and a Sense of Home

Roberta Verdant | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

Until I was eighteen, I'd moved house once. I'd always lived in the same general (suburban) area. Aged eighteen, I left home for university. I've stopped counting how many times I've moved since. This is a combination of factors. I like to roam.

Eight Ways Living Abroad Will Transform Your Life

Sophie Turton | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Turton

Moving abroad is a scary prospect. The fear of the unknown is, in some way, present for everyone - even those whose intrepid spirits drive them around the globe. However, it is also exhilarating and, often, intoxicatingly addictive.

10 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to London

Ronnie Joice | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ronnie Joice

My cousin e-mailed me and asked me a few questions about moving to London that I felt compelled to share with you all...

The (Not So) Secret Diary of a London First Time Buyer; Aged 34 1⁄4 - Part VI ... Moving Back to Mumsy's

David Lewis | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Comedy
David Lewis

with a "W" prefix-postcode have shot up by 15%!) The flat vendor and I set a tentative moving date for June as our lawyers thrash out the legal vitals. In the meantime my rental contract is up. And I have nowhere to go. So I do what any 34-1/4-year-old man would probably never do: I head back to live with my mum....

Moving Part One: Prelude to the Horror

Nick Abbot | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

I am moving flat. This has led to a massive upheaval, mostly in my cupboards. My cupboards contain what must be the world's largest collection of things that no-one could ever want or need. There are things in there that make a video cassette player look useful. And there's a video cassette player.

Independence Day and the Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Happiness

Ambi Sitham | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ambi Sitham

This Independence Day when all those around me will be raising their beers celebrating the separation of America from Great Britain I will be raising a mug of good ole PG tips in honour of both glorious Great Britain, my former homeland, and America - my new home.

Ever Wondered How Fast and Far Britain Moves? Here's the Answer

James Whitmore | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK
James Whitmore

Are you a woman? You are more likely to travel faster than men at the weekend, but will be slower during the week. Are you aged 50-54? It might surprise you to know that you are among the fastest age group in the country. Are you in a boy band? I can't help you there.

A Moment Missed - Why I Regret My Nesting-Instinct-Gone-Wild

Zoe Armstrong | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Armstrong

When my daughter was four months old I decided it would be the thing to sell up and shift our new and amorphous life together two-hundred miles south....

Cost Of Moving 'Up 69%'

PA | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

The cost of moving house has risen at a faster rate than house prices have themselves over the last decade, a study has suggested. Since 2001, the ...