To any of you that have been following my travels over the past few years, you'll know that I've been lucky enough to call London my home for the past two years. I have loved everything about living in this crazy huge city (with the exception of spending the morning in a squished tube with … Continue reading Continuing The Detour – On To The Next Adventure
For my first ever hike in the U.K. (yes, a long time coming since I moved here over a year and a half ago!) I wanted something coastal, with great views, fresh air and within easy travelling distance of London. I decided on a Seven Sisters & Beachy Head hike that gave me all of … Continue reading Seven Sisters Coastal Hike, U.K.
What a crazy year. This month marks my one-year, my half way, my middle point into my two year visa as an Australian expat in the U.K. This year has been an insane range of emotions from crazy highs and happiness to small bouts of stress and loneliness. My detour so far has been the … Continue reading 1 Year Into The Detour – Reflecting On A Year As An Expat
Sometimes being an expat is just downright suck-y. Most of the time living in another country is all excitement, new friends, new places and busy, crazy weekends exploring; however there are those other times when things are a little less rosy. 1.When Your Friends Back Home Don't Get It London makes you very, very poor, … Continue reading The Worst Thing About Being An Expat
London is super expensive, and gym memberships are one of the most extortionate differences from my home city (we're talking up to $200 aud a month compared to $45 aud a month back home- UK please explain!). However, being a poor little expat, I have found a few good freebies that help me save a … Continue reading Free London – Yoga Classes
When in Cambridge, live like the students do. My sister and I decided on a whim that we would head to Cambridge and make a proper weekend of it by staying over night. Now, my sister might say that I always leave the accommodation planning to her (occasionally true.. but only because of her ridiculously … Continue reading When In Cambridge, UK
London Summer has been just as I predicted - and as I was told by many disgruntled locals and tourists. 'You'll get about a week of Summer a year, and up to about 25 degrees tops!'. Finally, on a weekend trip to Brighton, Summer came in a big way. I had been planning to make … Continue reading A Weekend In The Sun – Brighton, UK