Cambridge is easy to reach by road, rail or air. It is 50 minutes by train from Central London, providing direct access to the continent via the Eurostar and London City Airport. Alternatively, London Stansted Airport is just 40 minutes by car.
Cambridge also now has a “Guided Bus”, which provides a reliable, fast and frequent service to Huntingdon and St Ives. The bus has a dedicated track which means you can travel by public transport between St Ives Park & Ride and the Science Park in Cambridge in just 20 minutes.
Out of town, there is much to explore. Cambridge is surrounded by pretty market towns and country houses and is within 50 miles of the seaside.
Life in Cambridge
Cambridge is a great city to live in with lots going on; plenty of green open spaces, impressive architecture, and museums and art galleries. It is ideal for families, with a good variety of schools. And, of course, is home to the world-famous Cambridge University.
In the town centre, you will find historic passages set around the marketplace mingling with independent shops and high street brands. There are plenty of old pubs with interesting histories, and restaurants and cafes to relax in. It has a full calendar of entertainment and cultural events spanning festivals, music, comedy, exhibitions, theatre, poetry and many touring groups.
Basel, in the north western corner of Switzerland, is served by tri-national EuroAirport, an easy a 10-minute drive from the city centre. Zurich Airport, about 1.5 hours away by train, enjoys connections to all European airports and to more than 200 intercontinental destinations.
Basel’s three railway stations, in the city centre, offer excellent connections to far and wide. The city and surrounding area has excellent public transport, known for its punctuality, short waiting times and modern vehicles.
Life in Basel
Basel has the highest concentration of life science companies in Europe.
Workers from more than165 nations and cross-border commuters create a uniquely international atmosphere.
Prosperous Basel offers high standards of living and a rich variety of cultural and sporting activities. It has lots of opportunities for education and learning, international schools, and leading medical and health services.
Its scenic, medieval Old Town features cobbled streets and historic buildings but the university city also has impressive new architecture and world class museums.
Located in Hessen, in the heart of Germany, Limburg lies between Frankfurt/ Main and Cologne in the west of the country. It’s a 65km/50 minute drive to Frankfurt Airport or just 19 minutes via ICE train, the high-speed intercity express connecting all the major cities in Germany as well as Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland and Austria.
Cologne/ Bonn Airport – around 110 km away – is an hour by car. Cutting-edge ICE speeds along at up to 300km an hour and will you whisk you there in just 35 minutes from Limburg-Süd station .
Life in Limburg
Picturesque Limburg, with its beautifully preserved medieval old town and cobbled streets, is home to some of the oldest half-timbered houses in Germany. Its impressive seven-spired cathedral sits high on a rock, above the River Lahn.
Surrounded by mountains and forests and the meadows of the beautiful, unspoilt river valley countryside, Limburg is a perfect base for outdoor fans, with fantastic cycle and hiking trails. You can also explore by canoe and kayak.
Limburg is home to around 33,000 people and hosts cultural events and festivals and is also the training venue for German rowing and hockey societies.
Singapore’s award-winning, three-terminal Changi Airport, 19km from the city centre, is one of the busiest and best connected in the world, with over 100 airlines flying to 300 cities.
The fastest way to get around the island is on the extensive MRT (mass rapid transit) train system – Singapore’s world-class metro network – which comes into Changi.
Most of Singapore’s key attractions are within walking distance from an MRT station. There is also a comprehensive and great value bus network. Taxis are also a comfortable and handy way to get to places not on public transport.
Life in Singapore
Singapore is a safe, clean and efficient city offering a high standard of living. Education choices include public schools and private international schools. And healthcare is excellent.
Singapore has a unique character thanks to its diverse mix of cultures and races including Chinese, Malay and Indian, So a walk through such places as China Town, Little India and Orchard Road will provide you with great Asian experiences.
A modern city with a mix of modern architecture and distinctive, historic buildings as well as green spaces, Singapore has impressive art galleries and museums, cultural festivals and celebrations throughout the year.