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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…
Dover Sea Safari
After a couple weekends of heading down to the Kent coast and exploring Dover, Deal, Walmer and more, we decided it was finally time to try out Dover Sea Safari, which is essentially a boat ride along the coast that departs from Dover and takes you to various destinations depending…
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I’m going to level with you. Finding the best American food stores in London was one of the first things I did when I moved here. (Well, after reading the book Watching the English, which you should absolutely click here to check it out on Amazon as it’s my #1…
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These past few weekends have been ‘wedding season,’ not only for me, but also for the dozens of coworkers and friends I’ve spoken to who are hopping from wedding-to-wedding this month. There’s something about August in the UK that makes it a perfect time to say “I do,” which is…
Hobby Lobby in UK
Hello, crafting fans! Whether you want to knit a blanket (do you knit blankets? I have no idea. This is off to a great start) or buy some new painting supplies, you’re probably wondering, “Is there a Hobby Lobby in the UK?” or “Is there a Hobby Lobby in London?”…
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Hello, makeup lovers! Let’s get down to it. You’re on this page right now because you’re wondering “Is there a Sephora in the UK?” or “Is there a Sephora in London?” or “Is there a Sephora in England?” You’ve browsed this list of Sephora products on Amazon and are still…
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Beans on toast. It is a British classic, usually part of an English breakfast, and a staple for when you can’t think of anything else to eat or are just too lazy to try. But do they eat beans on toast in America? And why don’t the baked beans in…
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