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Iconic capital of Scotland, Edinburg is a choice destination for expatriation. By moving there, you will be delighted by its vibrant cosmopolitan environment, its amazing architecture and its breathtaking countryside landscapes.

With the strongest British economy thanks to massive investment, it is a major industrial, cultural and academic hub which attracts expatriates, especially students, in large numbers.

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Glasgow is an edgy city, reborn from its industrial roots with a modern, metropolitan vibe. It is the third largest city in the UK, and the largest city in Scotland, making it a hub for world-renowned research and academia. Previously seen as a “gritty” city due to its development in the industrial revolution, Glasgow has evolved into a metropolis of art and culture. It is a truly multicultural city, drawing people from all over the world whether they come to work or study in Glasgow.

Edinburgh is the quirky capital city of Scotland. It is situated in the lowlands but it does not take long to get to the rolling hills and highest mountains of the UK. It is a historic city, famous for internationally renowned festivals, events, architecture, wildlife, museums, and more. It is the perfect mix of thriving city life, and vast, panoramic views of nature. For three years in a row, Edinburgh has been rated as the best student city in the UK, second only to London (QS World Rankings). Overall, it is ranked 18th best student city in the world (QS World Rankings). Those hoping to study in Edinburgh will not be surprised to find it is home to some of the UK’s best universities.

Looking for accommodation in Dundee? We are providing you with some tips on this Scottish city's rental market in this article.

Aberdeen, one of the major Scottish cities, is very welcoming towards expatriates. Below is an overview of its rental market, along with some tips to help you find accommodation.

Finding accommodation abroad can be a quite difficult task. Find out, in this article, how to proceed in Glasgow.

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Ashley Wanders

3 years ago

Originally from Canada, I'm a world wanderer with a passion for food, adventure, and all things travel. Blogging about my travels and expat life in Edinburgh.

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Country Hopping Couple

3 years ago

We are a travel blogging couple from India currently living as expats in Edinburgh. We have been travelling the world together since 2008, all while managing full time jobs. Our travel website "Country Hopping Couple" focuses on exploring best kept secrets, romantic / weekend getaways, and interesting adventure activities. We want to inspire people to travel and show the world that travelling is possible with a full time job. We have bagged the "Best Roaming Romantics 2014" award conducted by Low Cost Holidays.

Everything I Wished For

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Everything I Wished For is a lifestyle and travel blog about an Aussie girl (that's me!) who moved to the UK because she always wanted to be British.

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