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Forum: The Lounge
Feb 9th 2012, 7:24 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,432
Posted By tyr

Re: How to learn the local language

Coffee shops I've heard as a way to meet people in general. Shame I don't like coffee!
I've seen no 'community tables' on occasions I have been near them. Whatever that is.

But yeah, getting...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 6th 2012, 11:23 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,432
Posted By tyr

Re: How to learn the local language

I'm working on the girlfriend thing! Pretty hard to do though, I'm not the best looking chap and my language skills are non-existant. This is making getting friends hard too.

I'm in Yamanashi.

...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 5th 2012, 9:41 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,432
Posted By tyr

How to learn the local language

Being in a country where a language is spoken should be a big boost for learning it. I guess there is a lot to be gained by subconscious constant exposure.
But does anyone have any advice for how to...
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 23rd 2011, 2:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By tyr

Re: British tele abroad

Any paid ones to recommend?
Will try out expat shield for a while I guess and see how it works out. Not in a super emergency to get things set up as soon as I move away.

You say it only works on...
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 23rd 2011, 11:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By tyr

Re: British tele abroad

What does this free looking expat shield not give that paid ones do?
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 22nd 2011, 10:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By tyr

British tele abroad

I'm moving abroad again, only this time I'm going to have an actual job complete with money, yey.
As such....I'd like to get a more permanent and neater way to acces British TV than the dodgy routes...
Forum: Japan
Jul 12th 2011, 7:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,111
Posted By tyr

Re: japanese power

What sort of thing should I be looking into on these transformers?
Forum: Japan
Jul 8th 2011, 6:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,111
Posted By tyr

japanese power

I'm moving to Japan soon and I hear their electrics are weird and mess with your stuff.
Does anyone know of what I should be looking for in some sort of power adapter so I can safely use by UK...
Forum: Japan
May 8th 2011, 11:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 6,179
Posted By tyr

Re: Sending stuff to Japan

I do have the job in Japan afterall it seems. Yey.

So yeah...what I'm looking for isn't quite removal companies but then a bit more than just royal mail parcels.

What company did you use viking?
May 8th 2011, 11:05 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By tyr

Re: Football Coach looking for work

No idea what sort of thing you're looking for but you could always try applying for jet, one of the positiosn they have is sports instructors.

http://www.jetprogramme.org/
Forum: Japan
Jan 22nd 2011, 1:55 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 6,179
Posted By tyr

Re: Sending stuff to Japan

YTeah doubt I'll be looking into the post office. More the domain of...removal companies here.
Forum: Japan
Jan 20th 2011, 4:55 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 6,179
Posted By tyr

Re: Sending stuff to Japan

Sorry, I'm in the UK, Newcastle.

This if it happens is a big move so involves shipping my worldy posessions (well...some of them. The rest are moving back in with mam and dad) , I've heard of...
Forum: Japan
Jan 19th 2011, 9:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 6,179
Posted By tyr

Sending stuff to Japan

I'm not counting my chickens yet as they have not yet hatched but there is a possibility I could have a job in Japan on the way.
I'm wondering out of curiosity in case this comes through- how much...
Oct 11th 2010, 5:57 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 75,168
Posted By tyr

Re: Negatives of living in the Netherlands?

The Dutch weather is MUCH worse than the UK. Its weird UK has the stereotype for always raining when its really quite a dry country. The east coast at least. Someone from Liverpool may say different....
Oct 11th 2010, 5:44 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By tyr

Finding a job in Holland

Hi,
I'm a Brit just finishing off my masters degree in Sweden.
I've known for years that my future lies abroad, not in the UK, that evil inc. 'won' the last election and are determined to ruin...
Oct 10th 2010, 9:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By tyr

Re: Vondelpark or De Pijp

Aye, its wherever will have you.
Forum: Scandinavia
Oct 9th 2010, 3:27 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 14,012
Posted By tyr

Re: British in Sweden?!

IT in Uppsala.
It was English, there's lots of courses in English in Sweden.
Forum: Europe
Oct 8th 2010, 7:04 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 19,088
Posted By tyr

Re: Opinions on living in Finland?

So its impossible to get jobs there without knowing Finnish either huh? Well...if I can't get my Swedish perfect I've no chance with Finnish....
Forum: Scandinavia
Oct 8th 2010, 7:02 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 14,012
Posted By tyr

Re: British in Sweden?!

No, I was a student there. Tried/trying to work there (or anywhere really) but nothing yet.
I don't speak fluent Swedish no, I'm decent but my vocabulary is limited. I didn't speak it when I went...
Forum: Scandinavia
Oct 7th 2010, 9:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 14,012
Posted By tyr

Re: British in Sweden?!

www.thelocal.se

Finding a job is very very hard indeed unless you know Swedish (well...even then) or fit some exact niche in IT, engineering or whatever. Its a differnet hiring culture to the UK,...
Oct 6th 2010, 3:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By tyr

Re: Struggling to find accommodation in Amsterdam.

Check out Diemen (South has a bad reputation. Centrum is quite OK though. Nord is downright upper class.). Its not Amsterdam technically but its in the Amsterdam urban area and has good links to the...
Forum: Europe
Oct 6th 2010, 3:40 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 9,222
Posted By tyr

Re: Witch cities in Switzerland and Norway are easier for a English speaking person ?

Scandinavian women are greatly overrated. The tall hot blonde stereotype rightfully belongs to the Dutch. Or just the general hot blondes=baltics and eastern europe in general. A lot of Swedes are...
Oct 4th 2010, 5:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,279
Posted By tyr

Re: Finding jobs abroad

I'm not so sure on Sweden being OK about English. The impression I got there was it was really rather strict for jobs about people knowing Swedish. Holland seemed alright though.

I'm not too picky...
Forum: Europe
Oct 4th 2010, 5:21 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,963
Posted By tyr

Re: The ideal European country...

Estonian women.
Every Estonian I've ever met was one of two things;
1: Hot
2: Male
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