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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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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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Ashley Wanders

4 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

4 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

5 years ago

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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