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Blog / 06.06.2018

When I moved to the US I was faced with a problem. How do I transfer my money from my UK bank accounts to my newly opened US account? Banks charge excessive fees for transfers and when transferring large sums of money, there was no way I was going to pay more than I needed to. My current UK bank (Halifax) charges £9.50 for any international transfer, plus a £12 US "correspondent bank fee".  There's also a 3.20% markup between the exchange rate they give me and the actual wholesale exchange...

Blog / 05.06.2018

Paris was once the undisputed capital of dining but there has been a big shift over the past few years, with countries like Spain, Italy, and the United States holding highly coveted spots on the World’s 50 Best list (Eleven Madison Park in the heart of New York City currently holds the top spot). Multiculturalism, variety between regions, and a growing interest in health, aligned with purchasing power, mean that the U.S. is leading the way in many innovative concepts that are resonating with the demands of increasingly savvy diners. Food...

Blog / 05.06.2018

If you’ve got plans to travel to the United States anytime soon, then you’ll likely be grateful for some words of advice and travel pointers. If this is exactly what you’ve come looking for, then you’re in luck as below are four great tips for exploring the USA. Find yourself some maps of desired spots you’d like to explore, and take a sensible pair of shoes with you, especially important if you’re going to be on your feet and going to see some of the National Parks. Before...