It's taken me a few months to decompress from moving to England during the pandemic. COVID travel is no joke, and it was a very eye-opening experience. This is my experience from May 2021, and some dos and don'ts in the realm of airport etiquette.
Two of my favourite things to do in England and the rest of the UK are visiting stately homes and taking garden/countryside walks. Cambridgeshire and the neighboring county of Suffolk don’t lack for either. Every visit is a treat for the eyes and also gives me an opportunity to learn more about the history of the area. We purchased a…
Shopping and supporting Canadian brands has been especially important to me during the pandemic. I've shared my list of favourite Canadian brands and businesses on the blog so you can get at much joy from them as I do.
Do you have a bucket list? I do and I recently got to check something lovely off: I treated myself to a stay at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel (a.k.a. the Fairmont YVR). It's where I spent my last 48 hours in Canada before making the big move to England. Read on for my review of this luxe experience and…
Living in England hasn't been a culture shock, but there are definitely some quirks. Like hard water, weird crisp flavours and and double-tapped sinks. Welcome to the first edition of my ex-pat observations.
Pandemic living... Like most, I'm pretty ******* sick of it. It's been just over a year of it, and... So many ups and downs. But, as with the majority of challenges, I've learned a lot from this past year. Particularly about myself. Some reminders, some new realizations. These are my takeaways.
Wine Thursday is a weekly tradition where me and The Brit try a new wine or re-explore a favourite. These are the BC wines we've sipped and savoured in 2020 — all great value for money and accessible for all budgets.
What are your favourite cozy things? Here's a list of favourite cozy and hygge items — perfect to gift yourself or the cozy enthusiasts in your life this holiday season. Let's get cozy!