Home as an Expat | Musings | Travel Linkup

Home as an Expat | Musings | Travel Linkup

Searching through a long abandoned cupboard shelf the other day, I discovered a plethora of forgotten things. A Union Jack paper lantern that we had bought to take on a picnic (it was an optimistic purchase even when we first saw it), a New Zealand passport holder still in the embossed box and a box full of art supplies that I had enthusiastically purchased intending to brighten the world one randomly sent homemade card at a… View Post

Thanksgiving in London | Aqua Shard

Thanksgiving in London | Aqua Shard

According to Wikipedia, Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.  This dry description leaves out that it’s the tradition of gathering with your family and friends – and Thanksgiving in London at Aqua Shard was something even more special again. Disclosure – this time we were guests of Aqua Shard but all thoughts are as ever my own. Many years ago when I was a university… View Post

Finding a Flat to Rent in London: Expat …

Finding a Flat to Rent in London: Expat Edition | Sponsored by Nestpick

I blearily cracked open an eyelid – my proper first view of a London morning was framed by the bright red struts of a dorm room bunk bed. I was finally here, and I knew my first job was finding a flat to rent in London. Disclosure: This post was commissioned by Nestpick, who work with more than 1 million listings from 100 trusted partners to provide expats with the biggest selection of mid-to-long term furnished apartments… View Post

A London Love Letter From An Incorrigible Expat | …

A London Love Letter From An Incorrigible Expat | Why I Live In London

My Dearest London, I feel like I’ve said why I live in London a hundred different times and in a hundred different ways. After all this time I utterly adore you. Even when you drive me crazy. It’s all your fault. After exclaiming at my British accent (for some reason I seem to be at pains to tell people I am of antipodean origin) people always ask me how I ended up living on the… View Post

Travel Blogging: 9 of the most important lessons I’…

Travel Blogging: 9 of the most important lessons I’ve learned

I straight up adore travel blogging. It’s made me the person I am today, and I won’t apologise for loving it. Running my corner of the internet, I’ve learned more than I could ever imagine – both about myself and the world around me. So, I thought I’d put together a collection of 9 of the most important travel blogging lessons I’ve learned. Blogging is wonderful. The amazing community who share your obsession, curiosity and… View Post