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Is London and the UK calling you for a working holiday?


Hi, I am Sharyn McCullum and I went on a working holiday to London and the UK. Before I left I was nervous and anxious and needed questions answered on such a working holiday like.

When is the best time to go to London on a working holiday?
What short-term accommodation is available in London for my arrival?
How do I get from Heathrow Airport in to Central London?
Where will I live in London?
What is a BRP?
What is NI and why do I need it?
How much money should I take on my working holiday? Should I take pounds?
What work is available in London? And if I don’t want to work in London where else can I work in the UK?
What is the best way to travel around London and other UK centres?
Should I take out travel insurance for my working holiday in London?
What useful items should I take?

You probably have loads more questions. I have founded this website/blog with the aim to provide you with those answers to help you make your working holiday happen. All the information is based on first-hand experience.

By the way, you can find all the information you need for your London working holiday in my ebook LiveWork&Play in London & the UK. It was first published in 1993 and has been helping travellers plan their working holiday in London and the UK since then. Get the latest edition as a downloadable PDF.

 

 

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