What you learn working at a tech startup in London

Working in another culture teaches you how to cope with a new surrounding while developing yourself. Meanwhile, entering into the startup realm equips you with an entirely new set of skills that make you valuable to future employers. Few better places exist to get both of these experiences than in the business and networking hub that is London. The learning possibilities are endless. Continue reading What you learn working at a tech startup in London

How to save £300 on you UK commute

When you secure a job in London, several costs are associated with your move, and a railpass will be one of the major ones. Starting at £1,361.70 for a six-month travelcard, it really starts to add up… especially considering that the lump sum—a total coming to around $1,770.00—must be paid upfront. For a recent graduate just starting out in an unpaid internship in the heart of London, this trick allowed me to buy groceries without feeling guilty… a plus in anyone’s book. Continue reading How to save £300 on you UK commute

The total cost (in dollars) of my dream move to England

If you are hoping to relocate abroad, it is vital to know how much it actually costs to pursue a move overseas first. As I went through the process of making my dream happen, I meticulously tracked every expense related to my move to help others begin to budget and save for their own adventures. Weekly, I updated an excel spreadsheet of my accruing expenses … Continue reading The total cost (in dollars) of my dream move to England