Moving to London and like food? Check out this map for starters

London is truly a glutton’s city. All the World’s cuisines are on offer.

We’re so spoilt, new restaurants are cropping up with regional varieties of once-exotic cuisines. “Plain old” Chinese food is no longer good enough. We now get to choose between tongue-scorching Sichuan or subtle Cantonese flavours.

And if you needed any more evidence of the finger-licking awesomeness of London’s food scene, a French chef (i.e the enemy) has called London the restaurant capital of the world. Voila, it must be true. Continue reading

Why London? – a foreigner’s tale

This week’s guest post is from Jonathan Fuhrmann. Originally from Austria, Jonathan studied at Cambridge for five years before moving to London in July 2013, after a year of travelling around the world (he wrote a fantastic blog about his adventures). In this post, he reflects on what attracted him to London in the first place, and the things that keep him here. 

A few weeks ago, I went from being a former UK student to a fully-fledged London resident – with a flat, a job, and dreams of making it big in the world one day. But this wasn’t always the plan; talk to second- or third-year me from just a few years ago and the response to the question of whether I would ever like to live in London would have been a vehement and resounding no.

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The secret areas of London that could shorten your commute

The loyal users of Find Properly (hi, mum!) will know about our nifty “commute time minimiser”.

Quick recap for everyone else: you add the places that you go to often (such as work or university), and then we’ll show you where to live to keep your commute as short as possible.  It is made extra nifty by the fact that you can add as many points as you like, so you can include your housemates.

But what if you don’t know where you’ll be going everyday? What are the best connected areas of London?

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