Two Years On

This past weekend marked two years since we touched down in London to begin this great expat adventure. The time has flown by and yet it has provided us with so many opportunities that it feels almost impossible that it has been just two years. Looking back, we are so…

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Life in London: July 2018

Apart from our epic Swiss hiking trip, we spent the entire month here in London this July. It was a lovely change of pace from the past few months of near madness and really hot. We were passport-less for most of July as we sent off for our visa extension.…

A Year and a Half of Expat Life

Last week marked a full year and six months of London life for us. Wow! The time has absolutely flown by, and so much has happened. We are a huge part of the way through Andrew’s two year assignment – close enough that we have started thinking a lot about our…

(New) Home for the Holidays

By the time we boarded the plane back to London last Christmas, we were pretty clear that we would be staying in London for Christmas this year. We were grateful to make the trip back home to Boston then, but, overall, the trip felt rushed and crazy. With Christmas in…

Halloween in London

Happy Halloween! Halloween is one of my favourite holidays. Growing up, it was so fun to pick a costume idea and run around the neighbourhood with the special witch trick-or-treating bag my mom made for me, checking out the spooky decorations and everyone’s costumes. While it may be beginning to…

A Year On

This post comes a couple weeks late, but better late than never!  I have really enjoyed looking back at the posts I wrote about adjusting to expat life when we first moved, so for the sake of being able to remember how I felt about spending a full year abroad,…

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…