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When we asked people living abroad what life is like in their areas and how people spend their time, they said...

"Life for expats and digital nomads in York, is generally pleasant and comfortable. The city is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture, offering plenty of opportunities for exploration and entertainment. The cost of living can be high compared to other UK cities, but it's manageable with careful budgeting. The city is well-connected with reliable public transportation, making it easy to travel around. York is also known for its friendly and welcoming locals, making it easier for expats and digital nomads to integrate and make new friends. The city offers a good work-life balance, with plenty of cafes and co-working spaces for digital nomads to work from. The internet connection is generally reliable, which is crucial for remote work. The city also has a good number of international schools, making it a suitable choice for expats with families. The healthcare system in York is excellent, with both public and private healthcare facilities available. The city is also safe, with low crime rates, adding to the appeal for expats and digital nomads. Despite the occasional rainy weather, York offers a variety of outdoor activities, including walking tours, cycling, and boating. The city also has a thriving food scene, with a mix of traditional British pubs, international restaurants, and farmers' markets. Overall, York provides a high quality of life for expats and digital nomads, blending the charm of a historic city with modern amenities," remarked another expat who made the move to York, England.

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