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Small in size, Scotland is a real gem, located in the North of Great Britain. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, it has breathtaking landscapes and an amazing natural wealth which make it a top destination for expatriation.

Famous for its whiskey, Scotland has a developed economy which is mainly driven by sectors such as electronics, finance, banking and biotechnology, providing job opportunities to expatriates.

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Edinburgh is a vibrant and historic city, with a broad cultural spectrum of expats. You can expect to have an exciting time living here, with a high quality of life. Here is what you will need to expect when you first touch down at Edinburgh Airport.

Edinburgh is known for its rich heritage, and it is a cultural hotspot, full of fascinating bars, venues and galleries to explore. The city has a huge international population, and locals are very welcoming to newcomers. If you want to make the most of your time living in Scotlands capital, here are some activities you must do.

Why are people in Gorgie dressed head-to-toe in burgundy? And what is the Six Nations? Scotland's capital has a diverse sporting scene, with local clubs and international leagues everyone is invited to. Here's a guide to everything sports-loving expats should know about their new home city.

Edinburgh has more restaurants per head than anywhere in the UK, making this city a foodies' delight. Whether you're after traditional Scottish dishes, international cuisine, or fine dining, you will find food for all palettes in Scotlands capital.

One of the most popular destinations in Europe, Edinburgh has not only a rich cultural heritage but also a vibrant economy and a dynamic workforce. Many foreign professionals are choosing this Scottish city for boosting their career. If you also want to join in, here is what you need to know about the local job market.

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Tripsget is a blog about expat life in Edinburgh, great value traveling and weekend trips.

Cheers Blondie

3 years ago

I am originally a Florida girl, but made Washington, DC my home before settling in Edinburgh, Scotland. I was seduced by an accent and moved to the UK, over two years ago, with my husband. Cheers Blondie is my highly entertaining expat blog that shares my adventures of living abroad and pokes fun at the cultural differences between America and the UK. I write about my day-to-day life in Scotland, traveling around Europe and life as a wife to a Scot.

Adventitious Violet

4 years ago

My blog discusses my many travels and the ups and downs of living as an expat. Adventitious Violet includes the stories, tips & photos of my life between cultures.


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