I recently went to the Amalfi Coast for a week to soak up some sun and explore the little towns along one of Italy’s most famous coasts. The photos don’t do it justice. To say it was breathtaking is an understatement! If you haven’t been to Amalfi yet, I highly recommend putting it on your bucket list. I’ll be posting an article soon with an itinerary. … Continue reading 3 Amazing Restaurants in Praiano
One of my favorite neighborhoods in London is Bermondsey. Just behind London Bridge, it’s a quiet escape from the hustle & bustle of The City. It’s within walking distance to South Bank, St Paul’s Cathedral, and even Shoreditch, if you’re wearing comfy shoes. Food Options There are several great restaurants and pubs on Bermondsey Street and a few others just around the corner. My favorite … Continue reading How to Spend a Sunday in Bermondsey
When I decided to move to London, I was eager to get to Europe to explore, learn about it’s history, languages, and cultures. I thought moving to London would be an easy transition because in the UK because in the UK, they speak English and share a lot of similarities to the US. What I didn’t take into consideration were the things I’d miss. One … Continue reading Life as an Expat: Part 2 – What I Miss About the US
When I travel on the weekends, or even for a week long trip, I only carry a carry on bag. Most of the time this includes a small purse that can be put into the carry on when I fly with airlines like EasyJet, who won’t let you on the air plane with a second item. I’ve also backpacked in Europe twice for 3 weeks … Continue reading Travelling Light – What’s in my carry on for a weekend trip?
When I was little, I had no idea that my parent’s decision to move to the United States would ultimately change my life forever. The plan was to be abroad for 2 years and move back to Sweden. The reality? We never moved back. My parents were in their early thirties with 3 kids under the age of 6 when they decided to move abroad. … Continue reading Life as an Expat: Part 1 – The True Story
When I decided to move to the UK 3 years ago, I thought to myself, ‘how hard can it be living in London? They speak English and their culture is so similar to the American culture.’ Little did I know that the UK and America are two very different countries. Here are the three things that I’ve learned (and now very much appreciate) living in … Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned Living in the UK
London is one of my favourite cities! A city of history, new beginnings, adventure, and opportunity. A place I travelled to twice before deciding to call it my home 3 years ago this summer. In the last 3 years in London, I’ve explored and eaten, spent days at the park and in museums, gone to West End shows, and marvelled at each neighbourhood’s unique character. … Continue reading How to Spend 3 Days in London
I’ve been to Iceland twice – both times in the middle of winter. It’s one of the few places I’ve been where I have no desire to leave and can see myself settling down even if the weather rarely ever goes above 20C. Iceland is a country filled with natural beauty, mouth watering seafood, and the some of the kindest people I’ve met. Continue reading How to Spend 4 Days in Iceland
Over Easter Weekend, my boyfriend and I headed to Islay with another couple to escape London and explore the Scottish countryside.
Islay is the fifth largest island in Scotland – home to many of the famous Scottish Whiskey brands as the island due to its climate. Only a few thousand people call the island home. I have to admit, before this trip, I had no idea where Islay was or why anyone would want to visit… Continue reading A Long Weekend on Islay
If there’s one thing I thought I’d be missing out on when moving to London, it was good food. Boy was I wrong. It’s become incredibly hard for me to not eat out for almost every meal. Here are my top 5 places to eat near London Bridge. El Pastor – My Mexican boyfriend is very picky with his Mexican restaurants. He goes almost weekly … Continue reading 5 Great Eats near London Bridge