Tag archive for "cost of living in the UK"

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The real cost of living in London

9 Comments 31 October 2013

Looking for a rough guide to the cost of living in London? This post was written for The American Resident by Chris Jerome and is a welcome addition to my other references on expat living. As always, if you have any further tips, please jump in and add them in the comments! * * * […]

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American Expats: Get to grips with your UK bills

2 Comments 11 April 2012

There are lots of differences between the United Kingdom and the United States. In the UK, people drive on the opposite side of the road, speak of “chips” when they are referring to what you’ve known all your life as fries, and speak with an accent. However, as you’re navigating all of these differences, there’s […]

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How much do you spend on groceries a week?

32 Comments 17 November 2010

I’ve been asked several times by people who are planning on moving their family to the UK about what household and food products are available and which are recommended, about grocery stores and about cost of groceries. I have a funny situation where we sometimes have as many as nine family members at the weekend […]

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