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: June 2018

June was a strange month for us in London. For me, the month started and ended far from London and we were focused on work, visitors and hike preparations. Here are some photos and thoughts from this month! June in London This spring, it has felt like each week is…

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…

London in the Snow

With so much going on in London, no two weeks are ever the same. This week in London was truly unique. The “Beast from the East” swirled through, dumping a fair bit of snow on the capital over the past three days. It has been crazy, but I am so…

Tips for Surviving London’s Hard Water with Curly Hair

If you look back to some of my earlier posts, you’ll see that I struggled A LOT with my hair (and skin, let’s be real) after moving to London. The water here is extremely hard, which means there are lots of minerals in the water. This, unfortunately, has a drying…

(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…

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…