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Kmart Garden
Oooh, Kmart. While it has a reputation of being a bit…run down, it’s still an American institution and an important part of any sketchy strip mall. To be honest, I’m not quite sure why you’re wondering if there is a Kmart in the UK or London because I don’t know…
JCPenney Exterior
I have very fond memories of shopping at JCPenney my entire life – my grandma worked there and it was always the store of choice for us when back-to-school shopping. You may have similar memories if you’re wondering, “is there a JCPenney in the UK?” or maybe you or your…
Marshalls Exterior
Oh hey there bargain shoppers. Whether you just like clothes at a discount or you have a special affinity for Marshalls, you’re probably wondering, “Is there a Marshalls in London?” or “Is there a Marshalls in the UK?” I, too, love Marshalls and have found lots of clothes and shoes…
Nordstrom in the UK 2
From clothing to shoes to jewelry to home furnishings, Nordstrom is a super popular department store in America. If you’re considering visiting the UK or living here permanently, you may be wondering, “Is there a Nordstrom in the UK?” or “Is there a Nordstrom in London?” or “Is there a…
Lowe's in the UK 2
Attention home improvement gurus! You probably found this post by searching “Is there a Lowe’s in the UK?” or “Is there a Lowe’s in London?”. And by Lowe’s I mean the store with hammers and nails. There are other stores called Lowe’s aroun the world, but this is about the…
Bed Bath and Beyond in the UK
Hello, college students trying to outfit their dorm rooms or other Bed Bath and Beyond lovers! You’re here because you’re thinking to yourself… “Is there a Bed Bath and Beyond in the UK?” or “Is there a Bed Bath and Beyond in London?” I know how enticing their 20 percent…
Taco Bell in the UK
Okay, so before we get into an argument over whether Taco Bell is real Mexican food, I just want to say that I am firmly in the “passable Mexican food” camp ESPECIALLY when it comes to finding Mexican food in England. Whichever camp you fall in, you probably found this…
Is there a Dairy Queen in the UK 3
Whether you’ve craving a Blizzard, some French fries or just some plain soft serve, one of the first questions that you may have asked yourself when planning a visit to London or the UK is, “Is there a Dairy Queen in the UK?” or “Is there a Dairy Queen in…
Steak n Shake in London
Oh, burger lovers. I feel you. You’re here because you’re asking yourself, “Is there a Steak n Shake in the UK?” or “Is there a Steak n Shake in London? And I know. I KNOW. I LOVE Steak n Shake. I grew up on their thin fries and grilled cheese…
How to Cope With Homesickness
If you’ve ever been an long-term expat or even lived in another country for a couple of months, it’s highly likely (okay, basically 100% guaranteed) that you’ve experienced homesickness in one way or another. Coping with homesickness as an expat is inherently difficult, as you’re effectively trying to establish a…
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