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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