Category: Expat

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Walking around the World with Walkli

Almost a year ago, I crashed my car into a parked car to fulfill the stereotype of being a female driver with no spatial awareness (THE SUN WAS IN MY EYES, YOU GUYS). Anyway, since then, I walk EVERYWHERE. I walk 2.5 miles in the morning to the train station,...

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Making the Most of UK’s Summer with Outdoor Games

It’s that time of year again where many Brits complain about the weather being too hot! With the recent heatwave causing 5 consecutive days where the recorded temperature was over 30 degrees (Celsius!) here in London, keeping cool is the name of the game. When temperatures get that hot, the...

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UK Subscription Boxes: An Everdine Review

Anyone who knows me will tell you that cooking is not one of my strengths. In fact, it’s not really one of my skills in general. Guy panics every time he leaves me alone as he’s not sure what I’ll eat or if I’ll be able to sustain myself while...

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Tips on Finding a Job in London

So you’ve just arrived in London, ‘The Big Smoke’, ready to make your mark on this big, beautiful city. But how to go about finding a job to help fund the many adventures you want to have whilst you’re here? Luckily for you London is just getting bigger and better...

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How to Take Advantage of the British Sunshine

This weekend, the sunshine came out in most of Britain and temperatures near us reached 75 degrees Fahrenheit. This, of course, is the nation’s cue to drop EVERYTHING and head outside to soak in the rays. After living in coats and sweaters and a permanent patch of grey for months,...

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Le Blaireau Review – Careys Manor

During our recent stay at Careys Manor (read my review here,) we got to experience a three-course dinner at its on-site French restaurant, Le Blaireau. Access to the restaurant is both from within the hotel, as well as this cute entrance outside for regular dining guests. I chose Le Blaireau for...

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Breakfast Buffets in the UK

Breakfast buffets in the UK. I have to say that I didn’t even know there was such a thing, but a few weeks ago, my whole world changed. It was my birthday and Guy was looking for ways to make me feel at home. I had mentioned to him previously...

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Jamie Oliver’s Cookery School Review

So, to start this review off with a confession, I’m just going to say that I cannot stand cooking. I can see why other people like cooking. I get that it can be creative and fun and a self-esteem boost when you come up with an amazing new recipe. But...

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Honest Italian Review

Last week, I got the chance to combine two of my favorite things: London and pizza. And let’s just get one thing straight: I’m not a casual pizza lover. No, I am a pizza aficionado, a coneseuir, an expert in all things tomato and cheese.  We have a standing pizza...

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Why Every American Needs to Study Abroad in Sweden for their Master’s

Studying abroad is one of the best ways to gain confidence, change your world view, and show future employers your dedication to being a global citizen. While of course it’s an option to get your degree at home in the States, you’re seriously missing out if you don’t consider other...