You’d think I’d be prepared when someone asked me what my favourite London spots are. I swear, it’s a question that leaves me struggling for words; “Uhh … I love it all! My favourite thing is just exploring the city!” Though that may be honest, it’s a classic BS answer. I am always prepped with an… Continue reading London Favourites: From A New Local
This would have been my first Christmas away from home, if my wonderful parents hadn’t offered to fly me home for a few days over the holidays. That being said, many expats don’t get the chance to go home for Christmas. Though London can be a cold and lonely city, they sure do a hell of… Continue reading Christmas Guide to London
It’d be a shame to move to London and never explore beyond the city’s borders. Step one? Book a ticket. My friends, Molly and Pip, and I were just looking for a short day trip to an exciting place. Oxford is only an hour away by train, so a perfect first stop to discover more… Continue reading A Day Trip to Oxford
I’ve officially been here a month, and there is still so much to learn as an expat in London. So as I discover more lessons, I will add them to the list. You may notice that there are a lot of lessons on budgeting – at the ripe age of 22 I am finally experiencing… Continue reading Things I’ve Learned About London (So Far)
Tomorrow is the day! The BIG MOVE. I still can’t believe that one of my biggest dreams is coming true. This post is part of the Moving to London series. I list the things I’ve done to prepare once my visa arrived. I also answer the most common questions I’ve received from family and friends about the… Continue reading Moving to London: Before I Go
I’ve decided to create a mini Moving to London Series for those of you who want to move to the UK and for those of you who are just interested in my experience. This post is about the Tier 5 Visa application process. It wont be super technical, as I am no expert, but it’ll give you a glimpse… Continue reading How I Got My UK Work Visa | Tier 5
My UK Visa has arrived in the mail and my flight is booked! In about two weeks, I will be living out my dream of moving to London. Some people don’t understand why I’m so transfixed on the city. With recent world events, namely Brexit, many people have been asking me Why London? Keep reading to find out.