London

Wimbledon Queue Tips 3
Whether you’re still deciding whether or not to study abroad in London (the answer is yes) or you’re already in the capital city navigating your way through the tube and the differences between American English and British English, these study abroad in London tips are everything I think you should…
Is there a Home Depot in the UK
Whether you’re obsessed with the Home Depot smell or you’re just looking to buy your dad this novelty hammer that will make his Father’s Day, I totally understand asking, “Is there a Home Depot in the UK” or “Is there a Home Depot in London?” After all, where else do…
Costco Wholesale 1
Ah, Costco. The famous wholesale retailer that Americans adore. I have fond memories of basically eating dinner while strolling through the free sample aisles, and when I first moved to England, I was definitely one of those people looking up… “Is there a Costco in the UK?” or “Is there…
isthereatargetinlondon
This post may contain affiliate links.  Hello, Target loving people! You are probably here because you googled the inevitable question every self-respecting American coming to London googles….you also are probably really into the “Target is My Happy Place” shirt and desperately want it for Christmas (HINT HINT TO MY FAMILY!)…
London Transport Museum Review
Check out this London Transport Museum Review for everything you need to know about this fantastic museum. Before you decide to be a Londoner, you have to prove you can do two things: complain about the weather, and complain about public transport. Whether your train was 3 minutes late or…
My Cookie Dough 3
Read on for a review of My Cookie Dough in London. One of the things I like to eat most, which is probably shared by most of you, is raw cookie dough. There’s something about a cookie-not-cooked-yet that tastes amazing and kind of makes you feel like you’re being a…
Square Pie
Tis the season to eat everything in sight, especially warm things as the weather has taken a turn for the FREEZING here recently (and there’s a bunch of snow out my window right now). When winter rolls around, there’s nothing that Guy loves more than pie. That is all he…
Over the years I’ve spent in London, I’ve taken part in quite a few different Christmas traditions. We’ve been to Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland, Christmas at Kew, and generally spent multiple hours fighting our way through horrendous crowds on Oxford Street to see the twinkling lights for about ten seconds…
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Particularly for international travelers, one of the really cool things about visiting London is its proximity to wonderful castles. Around the world, England has a history closely associated with knights, castles, and the age of chivalry. And even though that chapter of history has been fictionalized to a great extent,…
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Living abroad with anxiety can be tough. I remember the first time I shared my anxiety with someone while I was studying abroad. “Hey, this is kind of awkward,” I said to my 3 flatmates in London. We had only been there a few days. “But I get really anxious…
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