I spent my 33rd birthday in London by going to work! It was a Thursday, so I had already arranged to take the Friday off and head to Glasgow for the weekend. When I walked in to work I was greeted with a lovely watercolour from my friend Cris and a muffin from Pret! So... Continue Reading →
Wanting to avoid spending a ton of money, I decided to stay over here for Christmas. My friend invited me and our other friend to come have Christmas with her in the south of France in Pau, near the Pyrenees. I took the Eurostar from St. Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord (foul train station).... Continue Reading →
My first trip outside London since I've moved I decided to take a weekend away- I was looking for a quiet type of place where I could just hang out and relax. I decided on Kent, specifically the Northeastern coastal area. I ended up near Kingsgate* at a lovely hotel in Botany Bay. (The Botany... Continue Reading →
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 →
This will be an ongoing list of dialect differences that I need to get used to Pants vs. Trousers 🇺🇸 we use the term pants to describe pretty much any clothing that goes on your legs: jeans, slacks, leggings, etc. 🇬🇧 the term pants is reserved for what Americans call underwear. This can be awkward.
The last 2 months have been some of the absolute craziest of my life. I feel like I basically went to sleep after I accepted my new job, and woke up in London a month later. So much stress has happened in the last few weeks and I think I've essentially blocked it out. Which... Continue Reading →