Expat Life

  • My Mom’s Gluten-Free Pumpkin Whoopie Pies and Expat Thanksgiving

    My Mom’s Gluten-Free Pumpkin Whoopie Pies and Expat Thanksgiving
  • Life in London: September and October 2018

    Life in London: September and October 2018
  • Two Years On

    Two Years On
  • Life in London: August 2018

    Life in London: August 2018

Things to do in London: A Guide to London at Christmastime

In just one word I would describe Christmastime in London as magical. There is something about Christmas in London that is more special and spectacular than anywhere else I’ve been. With so much to see and do during the Christmas season, I’ve put together a guide to London at Christmastime,…

A Night in Worth Matravers, Swanage

The charming little town of Worth Matravers was our destination after our hike along the South West Coast Path. We arrived as the townspeople were gathering at the little stone church near the centre of the village. Lucky for us, our giant backpacks made us stick out like sore thumbs and…

Hiking the South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path is the longest hiking trail in the UK. With September weather turning out to be quite pleasant, it seemed like an excellent option for our second hiking trip. Andrew, our hike planning master, decided we would start in Swanage and take the trail to Worth…

London Day Trip: Hiking the Seven Sisters

It is a rare occurrence that I will willingly wake up before 6AM. Very rare. But on a Sunday in September, I did just that (with the help of Andrew of course) to set out on a bus-train-bus journey for a London day trip hiking the Seven Sisters. The Seven…

Halloween in London

Happy Halloween! Halloween is one of my favourite holidays. Growing up, it was so fun to pick a costume idea and run around the neighbourhood with the special witch trick-or-treating bag my mom made for me, checking out the spooky decorations and everyone’s costumes. While it may be beginning to…

Stranger Things in London

Andrew finally got me to watch Stranger Things over the past week or so. The timing is not surprising as the new season came out today, but who would have known it would be so well-timed for a couple of Londoners? There are a lot of Stranger Things in London…

Lake Como and Bellagio, Italy Travel Guide

Ever since I saw Star Wars Episode II at the movie theatre, I have dreamt of visiting Lake Como, Italy. That such an incredibly beautiful place could exist on this earth, let alone this galaxy, was amazing to me. I needed to see it with my own eyes. Luckily for…