Expat Life

  • Two Years On

    Two Years On
  • Life in London: August 2018

    Life in London: August 2018
  • Life in London: July 2018

    Life in London: July 2018
  • Life in London: June 2018

    Life in London: June 2018

The Best Gluten Free Afternoon Tea in London

There is just something about afternoon tea that feels so sophisticated and quintessentially British to an American in London. It is so much fun to get dressed up and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of tea, scones and sandwiches with your girlfriends. Luckily, if you’re gluten-free you can still partake in…

Bank Holiday Weekend in Palermo, Sicily

Ah, Palermo. Palermo is hauntingly beautiful. When we were booking our bank holiday weekend away, I had a sudden change of heart. Instead of heading to Eastern Europe, I decided I wanted some sun, in a far-fetched hope that maybe I could get a little bit of a tan for…

A Day in Cefalú, Sicily

After a day spent driving through the beautiful and dramatic Sicilian countryside on a tour of Erice and Segesta, sun in the forecast meant we wanted to find a beach to relax at outside of the city of Palermo for our second day in Sicily. Andrew asked our tour guide what beaches she would…

Sicily Tour: Erice and Segesta

Traveling Europe as an American lends itself to many fairytale moments. Everything is just so old – the style of buildings are those that we’ve really only seen in books and movies. The Sicilian countryside definitely gives storybook vibes with its beautiful old buildings, dramatic cliffs and hills, green vineyards and…

A Weekend in Berlin, Germany

Germany has long been on both Andrew and my travel bucket lists. We decided that a weekend in Berlin would be the perfect place to start. What interested me most about visiting Germany was the chance to see how history and progress interact in a place where so much has…

St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

Ski holidays are a special sort of trip. The energy in ski towns is unlike the vibe you’ll find most places, and St. Anton is no exception. St. Anton am Arlberg has just about everything you’d want for the ultimate ski holiday. Get There | Stay  | Do and check out my…

Six Months in London

Note: I never published this, so publishing now to have this to look back on 🙂 This week will mark six months since we’ve moved to London! We are already a quarter of the way through our time here! Madness. We welcome our first visitor tomorrow and I couldn’t be…