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Meeting new people and getting into a social network is essential to a successful expatriate experience. There are many ways to meet people - from joining a private club to meeting people online.

Expat and Social Groups

Meetup: http://www.meetup.com
Whether you're into yoga, basset hounds, hiking, or learning Spanish, you will find an interesting group that suits your interests on the Meetup site. If you have a specific interest or hobby and can't find it on the site, start your own group and meet people. The site also has expat groups.

EasyExpat: http://www.easyexpat.com
Create an online profile and start meeting other expats in London.

American Women's Club of London: http://awclondon.org
This club for American expats in London provides social, cultural, educational and philanthropic activities. Take bridge lessons, get support if you're a new mom, or just have afternoon tea and start networking. Membership runs around £150.

ExpatWomen is wealth of information through blogs and real experiences, here is their link for expats who live in London: http://www.e…