expat in the uk

Thoughts from Alanna…

As a Canadian expat in the UK, I’ve learned a few things about what it means to be a foreigner. Here’s the lessons I’ve learned that being an expat, isn’t what you think it is.

I now consider myself an immigrant, since I’ve been living and working in the UK for the last 6 years (I typically use the word “expat” for those who are living abroad but not long-term). But I hope this advice is helpful to any newcomers to the UK!

Being an expat isn’t what you think it is