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  1. Articles: Europe
    London is still the biggest draw for expats in the UK, but other cities such as Bristol, Birmingham and Edinburgh are becoming increasingly popular, new research suggests. Some 40% of expats have moved to London to improve their job prospects and overall the latest global Expat Explorer survey...
  2. Articles: Europe
    London is one of the most popular cities in the world for expats and international students, but if they want a better quality of life they ought to consider to moving to Edinburgh instead. The Scottish capital city has the highest quality of living in the country while Birmingham is bottom of...
  3. Articles: Europe
    Edinburgh is the best place to live in the UK, having jumped from 98 to top the latest annual quality of life index to be published in Britain. Bradford is the worst, and Scotland is fast becoming the region to live in with Scottish locations making the biggest gain in rankings, according to...
  4. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi there- I'm a US Citizen married to a UK citizen, living in the US. Our 2 kids are dual citizens with passports for both US and UK. my husband took the kids back to Edinburgh to visit his parents yesterday with both their US and UK passports, only to realize that the US ones are expired...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My husband and I will be applying for an ancestry visa to move to Edinburgh this October. One of the requirements is that we have enough money to support and house ourselves. We will obviously be looking for jobs there, but for application purposes, does anyone know how much is "enough" to...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Has anyone here done this? Were there any snags, surprises or problems that you ran into? My cats are very important to me, and I don't want there to be any problems with getting them into Scotland. I've gone to the "Taking Your Pet Abroad" page at gov dot org for all the official advice, but...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, my husband, myself & our two young children are moving to Edinburgh in the spring/summer 2013...(my husband and kids both hold EU & Canadian passports) so we know work won't be an issue, but we are concerned the the economy there. As we have 2 small kids my husband will be the only one...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello there, we are moving to Edinburgh during the summer hols and I've been trying to match primary school catchment areas with flat hunting areas. We would like to be as close to the city centre as possible. Top of my list is Stockbridge Primary and a friend recommended Royal Mile Primary...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there My family and I are on british passports and have a lot of close family in the Edinburgh/Scottish Borders area. We have visited many times and love it there but seem to be unable to take the final step to move over. I would like to list my concerns and questions and if anyone is able...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    We plan to place our children into Primary school (P3 for our son, nursery for our daughter) when we arrive in Edinburgh. Because I will be at the University, we'd like to spend the first 6 months living near the city centre. Yes, an apartment there will be more expensive than a...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My partner and I are looking at moving to Edinburgh next June. Is finding a reasonable job and furnished place to live hard in Edinburgh? Is shared accom a practical and viable option? Any aussies living in, or around Edinburgh now that can offer some advice? Thanks...
  12. Articles: Europe
    Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and is the second largest city in the country. It is situated in the southeast side of Scotland, on the Firth of Forth’s south shore and on the North Sea. Its beautiful location makes it one of the most dramatic cities in all of Europe. Edinburgh...
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