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

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.…

Bob Bob Ricard

London is filled with incredible restaurants. From delicious food from all over the world to insane concepts that make eating out an adventure, dining is truly an experience here in London. There seems to be a restaurant out there for each and every person who visits and for any occasion warranting…

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…