• The 8 Best Ways to Experience Christmas in London

    During my years of living abroad, I had the pleasure of spending the Christmas season in London twice. Dressed to the nines, the city is a bustling, joyous place to be during the holiday season, and it really comes to no surprise to me, at all, that people want to experience it for themselves. During my two seasons there, I had visits from two different friends, my brother, and was living with my partner for one of them. I loved showing them around, sharing Christmas market treats, keeping warm with mulled wine, and creating some amazing memories. That being said, if you don’t happen to live in/around London, or know…

  • The Best of Britain

    Quite often, it appears that ‘Great Britain’ can be summed up in people’s minds as a trip to London. But, there are just so many amazing places within the borders of this island, which may I remind you, consists of THREE countries – England, Wales, and Scotland. Having lived there, during two separate occasions, as a foreigner, I took every opportunity I could to explore the areas around me. Even after a combined 1.5 years, I still did not manage to see every place on my list! However, I did see quite a lot… Based on these experiences, I’m going to share with you my favourite destinations in Great Britain.…

  • 48 Hours in Cardiff

    Despite living in the UK for the better part of 1.5 years, I never made it to Wales. It was on my list and I had always meant to go, it just never happened. However, earlier this year, my partner’s sister got married in Ireland and we had the chance to return across the pond once more. This was our chance! So, we flew into London a few days early, rented a vehicle and headed southwest to spend our weekend with the Welsh…