Mum in London

I was so blessed that my lovely Mom came to visit me! She arrived on American Mother's Day (different date than in England), and was here for her 65th Birthday! What a lucky girl I am to spend such days with her. I traveled to Heathrow to 'pick her up' by which I mean I... Continue Reading →

Visiting London?

I get a lot of questions about where is best to go in London. I'm going to try to add to this list as I find more great places to go and things to do but here's what I can think of right now. Firstly it's important to know where you'll be staying - I... Continue Reading →

Brighton for a Bank Holiday

Not wanting to spend my entire weekend in the flat during this weekend's Bank Holiday (Good Friday and Easter Monday) and lamenting the bad weather - I decided to endure the bad weather somewhere else! I hadn't been to Brighton yet and it's only an hour train trip from London Bridge Station which is pretty... Continue Reading →

Balls & Beigels

One of my colleagues has a knack for finding the most weird and fun things happening around London. The latest thing she organised was a trip to Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch, not too far from Old Street tube station. Basically, it's one of those ball pits we all used to love as kids, then cringed... Continue Reading →

Essential London Apps

Let's talk apps. If you are moving to London or just traveling to London, these are some great apps. What's App What's App has been on my phone for years. It's a great way to chat/ call/ video call with your friends and family for free. When I moved here it was the easiest way... Continue Reading →

Broadway Market

Saturdays in Hackney you can head towards London Fields and go to Broadway Market! I've been trying to keep my step count up on the weekends so I've been making an effort to get out and walk to things I want to do and then I'll take public transport back (if it's far and if... Continue Reading →

First Weekend

After sleeping like the dead the night I arrived I met up with two of my lovely friends over at Victoria Park. We took a nice hour and a half stroll around it before heading back to one of their flats after the weather took a turn. There's just something so great about sharing charcuterie... Continue Reading →

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