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

The actual cost of rushing a visa application

In the grand scheme of life, the time it takes for a visa to process is relatively short. But, when you are waiting to make your dream move overseas (or you already have your flight booked!), it can feel like a lifetime. Luckily for those wanting to relocate to the UK, priority processing is available. Continue reading The actual cost of rushing a visa application