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

5 Not-so-Obvious Tips for Americans Moving to London

Though we share a language, things can feel pretty different when you move from the US to London. Many blogs and articles will offer you thoughtful and very practical tips on moving from America to London, I wanted to share some not-so-obvious tips for American expats moving to London that…

Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwick Castle and Oxford Day Tour

Over the summer, a Groupon deal for a day coach tour of Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwick Castle, the Cotswolds and Oxford was posted to one of the expat Facebook groups. The tour was half-off and a great way to see some places we hadn’t seen yet without a car and with guided narration.…

A Year On

This post comes a couple weeks late, but better late than never!  I have really enjoyed looking back at the posts I wrote about adjusting to expat life when we first moved, so for the sake of being able to remember how I felt about spending a full year abroad,…

Conwy Castle, Wales

To make the most of our weekend in Wales, we decided to swing by Conwy Castle on the way home. It was a short drive from Betws-y-Coed, just outside Snowdonia National Park, and wouldn’t add too much time to our road trip home to London. We love castles, so we…

Snowdonia National Park, Wales

This summer, we rented a car and road tripped out to Snowdonia National Park in Wales. We ventured out there so that Andrew could participate in the Snowman Triathlon, and, luckily, we also had some time to explore this absolutely beautiful part of the UK. We rented a car in…

designjunction London 2017

Last week was the London Design Festival and fashion week in London. Art and events were popping up all over the city, but the one I could not miss was designjunction. A combination of ticketed events and free art installations, the festival was held near Kings Cross in Granary Square.…

Things to Do in London: GoBoat on Regents Canal

During our walk through Camden and then down to Regents Park with my bestie, I noticed some fun-looking boats on the canal. The little boats basically had just a picnic table on board, and groups were seated around, eating snacks and boating in the sun. It looked so fun and…