London - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

budget. - Jan 2024

Most of your high heels - Aug 2022

stuff, big car, and since of entitlement. - May 2022

American exceptionalism, car, and all your electric items (unless you want to go to the trouble of using a transformer). - Jun 2017

Sunscreen. - Feb 2017

American sense of entitlement. The Brits will politely ignore you, and the other immigrants will look askance at you. - Feb 2016

Assumption that all of London/the UK is going to be like what you see on TV or in the movies. - Nov 2015

Sunscreen - Aug 2015

Ideas of saving any money. - Jun 2015

Budget and your diet. - Jun 2015

Swimsuit. - May 2015

Bikini. - Aug 2014

Car and expectation that you will be given preferential treatment as a diplomat. - Sep 2012

Beach attire and regular-sized cookie sheets (European-sized ovens). - Jan 2012

Warm weather clothing! - Aug 2011

bathing suit, idea that the office runs from 9-5 (they are very flexible on schedules, so 10-6 is more common), and any aversion to strikes. - Nov 2009

Extra 'items' and stuff. It won't fit in the house or storage anyhow. - Mar 2009

Big car/SUV because gas is about US$10 a gallon. - Sep 2008

Ideas that life can be cheap. Forget customizing your morning latte, it's either whole milk or semi-skimmed, don't ask for light foam, more foam, etc. - Feb 2008

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