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

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…

Rome, Italy in 24 Hours

Living in London and having easy access to travel in Europe are two things we try not to take for granted. We feel so lucky to have these opportunities and to be able to experience them together. However, expat life does have its drawbacks. The primary downside is that we…

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. For two years now, I’ve been on the hunt…

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…