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

Black Rock Bar London

I’ll state the obvious – London is a huge city. With so many people and so many places to go, dine, learn, etc. London is a city where there may just be something for everyone. If you happen to be a whisk(e)y lover, that place is Black Rock. I figured somewhere…

Tromsø Norway Travel Guide

Tromsø, Norway is one of the most breathtaking places I’ve ever been. This little island city nestled between fjords over 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle is vibrant, cosmopolitan and bustling despite its freezing temperatures and remote location. Tromsø is an excellent and incredible welcome point into all that…

Northern Lights Chasing in Tromso

Because I am so passionate about the Northern Lights, this has become a long post. I’ve added subtitles to break it up if you’d rather skip reading me waxing poetic about my dream of seeing them. I’ve included why we chose Tromsø, why I chose the tours I chose, what…

Everything You Need to Know About Cell Phones When Moving from the US to …

Having just returned from the US, my experience navigating what the heck to do about my cell phone when moving to London is top of mind. For future expats, especially those moving from the US to England, I have some tips that made the transition for me much easier. My first…

The Churchill Arms at Christmas

The Churchill Arms is an institution and it draws a crowd nearly every night, in some part thanks to Instagram, I’d guess. This pub in Notting Hill is truly unique, covered in flowers all year long. But it’s the Churchill Arms at Christmas that’s my favourite and definitely worth going to…

Bergen Fjord Tour

There were a lot of raised eyebrows when I told people we’d be traveling to Norway in late November. It would be cold, yes, and dark. However, our purpose in traveling to Norway was to get the best shot we could at seeing the Northern Lights. It would be dark, but…

Norwegian Air Transatlantic Flight Review

Updated 15 June 2018 – When Boston is your home, but you’re an expat living in London, Norwegian (the budget transatlantic airline) becomes a necessary evil. The fares sound too good to be true, but having flown Norwegian several times now, I can confidently say it is the real deal.…