For one glorious year, I lived in student housing right near Liverpool Street in London. The city remains my favorite of all time: it could win on pubs alone, but I loved the architecture, the history, the culture, and even the weather.
There are a few things, though, that I wish I’d known when I first got there. Things that would have saved me time and money and headache, and which would have allowed me to get even more out of my experience there. Here are a few: