Welcome to my UK blogs page. You'll find content from my expat adventures, as well posts featuring pre-move visits and explorations of England and Scotland.
The Best Views in Edinburgh: A Guide to the City’s Must-See Lookout Points
Edinburgh is my happy place for many reasons, one of which is all the ways to take in the views of the city. We recently took a road trip up to Scotland, with a 48 hour stop in the Scottish…
A Cute Countryside Walk with Alpacas
A few weeks ago, I celebrated my 39th birthday, thus kicking off my 40th year. As one of my gifts, the Brit surprised me with an alpaca walk in the Peak District. Read on for a cuteness overload and to…
The Ultimate Quick Getaway: 24 Hours in the Cotswolds
Everything you may have imagined England to look like outside of London, The Cotswolds is a delightful day trip or weekend city break at any time of year. This is our 24-hour winter experience in one of the most picturesque…
Stately Homes to Visit In Cambridgeshire and Suffolk
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…
Ex-Pat Observations: First Edition
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.
London Budget Hacks for a Quality Stay in the City
London can be an expensive place to visit. But it's entirely possible with limited funds. #GetThrifty in London with these budget hacks!
Exploring East Sussex Wine Country
If you’re not from the UK (or have been living under a rock since Harry married Meghan), your first question is possibly “Where is Sussex?”. Answer: Sussex is in southeast England. Your next question might likely “England has a wine…
Scenic (and Affordable!) Day Trips from London
Want to see more of England than just the crowded streets of London? Get out of the city and for a scenic day trip! I've put together a list of my favourite (and still to-do) affordable day trips from London…