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Flat hunting uphill struggle

It has taken almost five weeks to find a flat. I’ve slotted in viewings between shifts and on every available day off. What a flipin drag!! 748 more words

Istanbul 2015

Flat hunting in London...

As I have mentioned in several posts I move house a lot. This is sometimes through choice, for example when I moved to Ibiza, and Spain, but mostly through necessity. 288 more words

Life Musings

arrival + flat hunting

We made it!  We hopped across the pond on an overnight flight last Tuesday and arrived in London last Wednesday morning.  We are currently staying in temporary accommodations in the Notting Hill neighborhood provided by Dan’s company.   362 more words


Die Wohnungssuche - Flat hunting in Germany

I had been forewarned by previous language assistants working in Germany that finding a flat would be difficult.  But being overly optimistic I thought to myself, “hey, it can’t be that hard… can it?” But oh was I wrong… 749 more words

Catalans a casa: How Barcelona's residents feel about their homes

When you are flat-hunting in Barcelona, you will often find yourself in competition with locals, and many international residents report frequently losing out on flats they wanted because Catalans were able to build a better rapport. 582 more words


A Temporary Change of Scenery

I’ve been a bad blogger lately.

I’ve gotten so out of the habit of writing regularly that there’s been loads of things happening that I haven’t written about.  687 more words


5 ways to prepare for life in Barcelona

It can be difficult to know how to prepare to live in a country you have never lived in, and maybe never even visited before. If you have some months before you move, and want to channel your excitement into something practical, you can’t go wrong with these suggestions. 646 more words