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

A Day in Lisbon, Portugal

The final stop on our honeymoon was a little over a day in Lisbon, Portugal. To spend a sunny day in Lisbon is to spend one day in a city lover’s paradise. Old meets new in Lisbon, a place where history, art, culture, food, wine all come together. It is beautiful.…

The Incredible Cliffs of the Algarve, Portugal

For many years, Andrew and I dreamed of going to Portugal. It’s history as a seafaring power, the beautiful cliffs on the coast, the vibrant city of Lisbon, the ocean, the warm climate, the wine – it seemed like such a great vacation destination. We had had it in mind…

Exploring Camden and Remembering Amy

If you know me well, you know these two things: I love to eat and I love Amy Winehouse. A day trip to Camden to finally see her exhibit at the Jewish Museum London included a whole lot of both of those things (and walking!). Andrew is not particularly interested in…

Visiting Marrakech, Morocco

Let me start by saying that Morocco was very different from anywhere I’d ever been. Our trip was fabulous and seeing as this is my third post about it, there was so much we did and saw that was worth mentioning! I am so glad we went. Though it was…

Marrakech, Morocco – Where to Stay and What to Eat!

We saw a fair amount of sights during our visit to Marrakech, Morocco. Many of the most memorable parts of our trip, however, were not the sights we visited. The things that stand out the most to me are the absolutely incredible welcome and service we received at our hotel and…

Moments from Marrakech, Morocco: The Sights

Marrakech, Morocco was the first stop on our honeymoon. As the plane descended into the most gorgeous airport I’ve ever visited, it was a thrill to see the vast stretch of reddish sand below. We were definitely in the desert! Marrakech is beautiful if a bit chaotic. The city has an…

Things to Do in London: London Magnum Pop Up

Back when I studied abroad, when I wanted a treat, I’d save up my pence and walk down to the corner shop and get myself a delicious Magnum ice cream bar. I really don’t know what it is about them, but they are seriously so good. When my best friend Kim…