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

Friday Few

Expat life can often feel like “two steps forward, one step back.” The thrill of getting more settled, achieving goals and seeing and experiencing new things is sometimes tempered by expat realities. This week has been great, but then I check the mail and see that the NI application process…

Autumn Foliage in Holland Park

Happy Halloween! Londoners will tell you that Halloween is not as “big” here as it is in the US. While that is not untrue, there has been plenty of Halloween festivity and cheer to be found here in London! Stores here carry some Halloween things (along with the beginnings of Christmas decor!).…

Friday Few

I am realizing that I really need to work on my photo taking game during the week! Between work and getting more involved with a social club for expats, I’ve been keeping myself quite busy. Our work days are long now that we’re commuting via train again, so it is…

Friday Few

I think you can tell that things are picking up over here in London, as I have only a few pictures from the past week to show for it! Between getting into the swing of things with freelancing, getting involved with a social club for Americans here and doing my…

Barcelona Photo Diary

Ah, Barcelona. You beautiful, lovely, warm, vibrant, colorful, quaint place. I didn’t expect to leave with such a fondness for this city, but after a great weekend taking in its sights, there’s no denying how special a city it is. Not making it to Spain was my biggest regret when…

Friday Few

Happy Friday from Barcelona! This week marks our very first “city break.” Temperatures are starting to dip in London, though it has continued to be sunny. Winter is definitely coming, but we’re enjoying all that autumn, as they call it here, has to offer by exploring and going big on apple crisps and…

Travel On a Budget Hacks: Online Edition

It’s no secret that I love to travel. It is also no secret that I love a good deal and can be kiiiiinda cheap. The thrill of getting a bargain, especially on an adventure or experience, just never gets old. Travel is absolutely the area of my life I am…