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A reader commented on the Expat Report Moving to Glasgow, Scotland
What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?
Be ready for smaller domicicles than you're used to, and major differences in appliances such as the shower, toilet, and washer/dryers. (Continue)
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It would have been a useful report if the writer indicated where he/she was coming from. I am curious to know what it means to have smaller domiciles and different appliances (compared to Tokio or to Texas). Compared to which country. so a report like this is only useful if you have another country included!
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Expat Report Living in Glasgow, Scotland was published
What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?
There are various websites is a good one and for jobs there are a couple and (Continue)
Expat Report Expat Banking in Glasgow, Scotland was published
What advice would you offer others about banking abroad?
From my own experiences and from friends' experiences, it can be very difficult finding a bank that will let one open an account in the UK - many want more documentation than the average expat has, or will just unequivocally say no. However, Bank of Scotland/Halifax was fine with opening an account for me as well as those who had tried to open accounts at many other banks before trying there. (Continue)

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