Relocation to London – Tips for Tackling the Grocery

One of the most common frustrations of Americans moving to London is balancing a new budget. Since groceries are a must for any budget of any size, finding ways to feed one’s family and stay within budget when dealing with a new currency can be difficult. London relocation agents often advise new expats to try their grocery shopping online until they get the hang of the British grocery store and the British pound.

Relocation to London – Victual Vocabulary

Relocation UK – Getting the hang of English food

Let’s start with chips. Many American moving to London spend quite a while figuring out that chips are actually French fries. English fries are much larger than the skinny chips of potato that you may be used to. They are also much fattier and usually come doused liberally in salt and vinegar from you local ‘chippy’. A chip butty is a sandwich made from white bread, lots of butter, hot oily chips and tomato sauce! It’s a treat to be sure, but not for the faint of heart or the strictly health conscious. It’s a guilty pleasure!

Living In London – Make Time; Take Time Out – Home Time

Living in London means that you’re joining the population of one of the world’s busiest cities. Londoners are always in a rush to get somewhere, and even if they have nowhere to go, they are still in a rush. When you have moved into your new London apartment you’ll want to take time to enjoy your new home and neighborhood.