Moving and Living Abroad
Have you ever travelled through a foreign country, watching the locals and wonder what it would be like to live and work in their country?


Or, have you ever just wanted to study or live abroad to widen your horizons? Experience a new culture, new people, and open up your life to a new world?

I have! I moved to Scotland for 2 years, and I'm here to answer all the questions you may have on how to move abroad, why you should move abroad and all the little things in between.



If you are thinking about moving to Scotland and can’t decide where you want to live, here are 16 reasons you should move to Glasgow. 16 Reasons You Should Move to Glasgow Friendly People – People Make Glasgow One of Glasgow’s slogans is “People Make Glasgow,” and it is completely correct. People are friendly all over Scotland, but there is

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You have moved to Scotland. Now, what do you do? It can be overwhelming to figure out what you need to do when you first arrive in your new home. From setting up your bank account to finding a place to live – where do you start? I will guide you with a smooth transition into your life in Scotland

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Moving to Scotland can be full of surprises especially if you aren’t aware of some of their colloquialisms, the Scottish culture or just everyday things that are a part of day to day life in Scotland. What is normal to them may be totally different than what you do in your home country. Here is my list of what to

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Figuring out what to pack for Scotland for a trip can seem stressful at first. When you add the fact that you are moving to Scotland, even just temporarily – you may find yourself stressing over what to pack for Scotland even more. Moving to Scotland can seem overwhelming at first. There’s so much you need to do before you

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Just moved to a new city and want to meet people and make friends? Making friends in a new city can be difficult and intimidating for almost everyone. Luckily, Scottish people are very friendly which makes it very easy to make friends in Edinburgh. As an adult, you’re definitely not alone if you find yourself wondering how to make friends

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Have you recently moved to Edinburgh Scotland for a working holiday? Or are you thinking about moving to Edinburgh and want to know what to expect when looking for a place to live? Where to live in Edinburgh? Or Finding a flat or renting a room in Edinburgh? There are many different factors to consider when it comes to finding

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Have you been thinking about moving to Scotland for university or on a working holiday? Anywhere you pick in Scotland will be an excellent choice, because the country is such an incredible place with a world of opportunities, regardless of where you are. There are so many different reasons you should move to Edinburgh depending on what you want to

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Do you want to work abroad in Scotland? Whether you’re moving there temporarily on a youth visa or you’re making a permanent move to Scotland, you’ll need to find a job soon after you arrive. Luckily, there are lots of jobs in Scotland for foreigners. If you’re on a temporary visa, you may be concerned that no one will want

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There are so many positive points to living in Scotland. It’s the perfect country for almost everyone looking to move somewhere new. It’s truly an incredible place for foreign workers, whether you visit as part of your gap year with a working holiday visa, as a student studying at one of the universities or even if you’re just looking for

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Living abroad can be an incredibly rewarding experience. It can challenge you, change you and open your mind up to new ideas and new experiences. People decide to move abroad for various reasons. Some move for work, for school, for love or just to experience life in another country. Whatever your reason for moving, you’ll welcome unexpected experiences into your

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Being homesick is awful. It strikes when you propel yourself into the unknown and everything can feel so overwhelming. I endured homesickness plenty of times while living abroad. There were many ups and downs. Some days were filled with tears and frustration, thinking “What am I doing here?” and there were other days when I was filled with the happiness

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Edinburgh has an abundance of really cool visitor attractions which offer unique job opportunities. I’ve always been drawn to jobs where I can educate people about the place in which I’m working. Like a museum bursting with history, an art gallery flowing with culture or a zoo brimming with animals! As someone interested in working in animal conservation in the

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Matthew Kepnes, aka Nomadic Matt, is a well-known travel writer who specializes in budget travel. He inspires people to discover the incredible world we live in by revealing cheap travel tips and hacks, proving that anyone can travel cheaper, longer and smarter. I’ve been following Matt for several years and have been inspired over and over again by his stories

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Want to experience life as a local in Scotland, England or Wales? You need the UK working holiday visa! There are several ways of turning the dream of moving abroad and really understanding a new culture into reality. One way is to go on a “working holiday”. This is how I managed to move to Scotland for two years! I

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