Tag: living abroad

10 Things You Should Know About Living in Kolkata

“What West Bengal thought today, India thought tomorrow”– this perfect proverb indicates the rich cultural heritage and intellectual legacy of West Bengal. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal. It was formerly known as Calcutta before 2001. The city remained the capital of British India for more than a century,…

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7 Things to Know About Living in Romania

Vampires? No. Fast Internet? Yes. Incredible food? Yes. Skiing in the Carpathian Mountains and swimming in the Black Sea only a drive away? Yes, and yes. Friendly people, who are ready to introduce you to the bustling nightlife? Absolutely! Living in Romania is an adventure.  The country is the gateway…

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15 Tips for Living in Seattle

This post was written by Seattle expert Andrew Wandola. It is part of a larger moving away series, where local experts are giving top tips on how to move to a new city or country. You can see all of these blog posts here. If you are planning to move…

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Living in Japan: 10 Things You Should Know

Living in another country can be an exciting, overwhelming and at times intimidating prospect. While there is the thrill of adventure and new experiences, it can be difficult to adjust to entirely new set of societal and cultural norms. Living in Japan is an amazing and life-changing experience for many,…

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Living in Edinburgh: Everything You Need to Know

Edinburgh is an utterly bewitching city, so who could blame anyone for wanting to live there? A beautiful setting below the ancient castle, streets teeming with character and history, and elegant, sweeping Georgian architecture all make living in Edinburgh an experience to cherish! Add that to great shopping, incredible nightlife,…

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Living in London: 30 things to know before moving to London

Are you planning on moving to London? The capital of the UK is one of Europe’s most famous and vibrant cities, and there’s so much to know if you’re planning on living in London. Some of what you need to know is good, some is bad, and some is ugly…

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