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Guide for expatriates in Edinburgh

14 April, 2011 10:47  EasyExpat EasyExpat

United KingdomWe are proud to launch our new city guide for expatriates in Edinburgh.

Scotland is an ancient, mystic land of the common man, and the original intellectuals; lush green valleys and rolling hills; the intimidating dish of haggis, legendary whiskey, and fried Mars bars. As identifiable as Scottish brogue, family tartans and bagpipes appear all over the world as reminders of the great, little land so many people come from.

The coat of arms of the City of Edinburgh, Scotland - Wikipedia.org commonEdinburgh, capital city, is located in the Central Belt region of the country, which is the eastern portion of the Central Lowlands of Scotland. Occasionally called "Auld Reekie", the city is bounded by the Firth of Forth to the north and the Pentland Hills.

Edinburgh has been named the Best Small City of the future and is the undisputed center of Scotland's economy. It excels in the field of health, business services, and retailing. The main focus is largely based on the services sectors of banking, financial services, higher education, and tourism.

Edinburgh - wikipedia commonSections of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh have been named World Heritage Sites by UNESCO since 1995. In 2004, Edinburgh became the first member of the UNESCO Creative Cities initiative. In a 2009 poll, Edinburgh was voted the most desirable city to live in the UK. It's reputation as a world city is indisputable.


You will find the usual articles in our guide to prepare your expatriation to Edinburgh and manage your life once in there: Overview, Job, Passport, Visa & Permits, International Removal Companies, Finding Accommodation, Work, Benefits and Tax, Moving in, Education, Health, Practical Life (banks, transport, shopping...), Entertainment...

You can also discuss and share experience in Scotland in our forum.


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