Moving To London: The Busiest Tube Stops

Those who have lived in Paris, New York, D.C. or any resort town will know that tourists are not always the most pleasant of people to live around. They don’t know the lay of the land, get lost, stop in the middle of the pavement to take photos of squirrels, and stand on the left-hand […]

Where To Live In London: Notting Hill

Of all the central west London areas, Notting Hill is perhaps has the most internationally recognisable name. Aside from popular film bearing its name, Notting Hill is known for the flamboyant and festive Notting Hill Carnival held at the end of August every year. Notting Hill as an area has slightly amorphous borders. It is […]

Where To Live In London: Mayfair

Nestled between Knightsbridge and Soho is the area of Mayfair. It is bordered by Bond Street to the north, Green Park to the south,Soho to the west and Hyde Park to the east. Mayfair has long been considered the most prestigious location in London, but has of late seen the shops of Oxford Street and […]

Where To Live In London: Kensington

Kensington, a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, is located in west London.  It is one of the most well-known and desirable places to live in London and is bordered by Notting Hill to the north, Chelsea and Earl’s Court to the south, Knightsbridge to the east and Hammersmith and Shepherd’s Bush […]

Where To Live In London: Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is the area centred around Knightsbridge Road, encompassing the SW1X postcode as well as parts of SW3 and SW7. Knightsbridge has become the most expensive place to live in London, as wealthy Russians and Arabs have flocked to area. Their prime interest in Knightsbridge is Harrods Department Store, the iconic luxury shopping mall. The […]

Moving To London: How Long To Wait On A Good Flat

Where you live is a very important and personal decision. It will affect when you wake up and go to sleep, when and where you go out and even what and how you eat. It also takes up a huge part of your budget. That sort of decision takes time and consideration. Unfortunately, you don’t […]

Where To Live In London: Chelsea

Few, if any, places in London have the reputation for high quality housing quite like Chelsea. Nestled in the south end of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Chelsea is home to more of the rich and famous of London than bears mention. The zeitgeist of Chelsea may best be embodied by the iconic […]

Heidi Montag is Moving To London

Heidi Montag of the reality TV show The Hills is reportedly in negotiations with UK iTV for a new reality show and if all goes well she will be moving to London.

Moving to London: Searching and Viewing

As discussed before, it is best to have found a place to live about 8 weeks before you move from abroad. The question then becomes how long it takes to find that property. Barring a miracle, you will not find your home on the first day of looking. The longer you look the more opportunities […]

Moving To London: How Long A Lease To Look For

When I was first moving to London, I came across an issue of how long a lease to look for. I ended up being comfortable with longer lease because I wanted to avoid searching for a new place to live before getting truly settled. As a student, the longer lease was not an issue as […]