From antique books to adorable bears, there are endless things to buy in London when you come for a visit. As an expat, I feel compelled to bring a few of the best gifts from London when I return to the US to see family and friends.
The Best Easy Day Trips From London by Train
From cozy villages to imposing castles, there are endless options for easy day trips from London by train. Whether you’re planning a staycation or looking to add a side trip to your London visit, you’re sure to find your ideal destination on this list.
My First Year Living in London: 10 Lessons Learned
My first year living in London was a whirlwind. It’s incredible how much I’ve learned in 12 short months, like how to eat with a fork in my left hand. And though I did a TON of advanced research before we arrived, there are some lessons I learned only after moving to London.
15 Non Touristy Things to do in London: A Local’s Guide
Are you tired of the same old suggestions for what to do in London? Sure, Westminster Abbey and afternoon tea are lovely. But if you’re looking to escape the crowds, or need ideas for a return trip, try these non touristy things to do in London.
London Itinerary: 4 Days of Sightseeing and Hidden Gems
I created this 4 day London itinerary to celebrate my one year anniversary of moving to The Big Smoke. Since then, I’ve spent countless hours exploring the city on my own and playing travel guide for visiting family. And now, I’m sharing my best tips for spending 4 days in London!
A Beautiful Self Drive UK Holiday from London to Edinburgh
After taking a summer road trip across Britain, I’m convinced it’s the best way to enjoy this amazing island. A self drive UK holiday is the perfect combination of freedom, exploration, and relaxation.
Moving to London Checklist: 22 Things You Must Do
So you want to move to London: congratulations! Moving to London from the US was one of the best decisions of my life. But it didn’t come without its challenges. That’s why I’ve compiled a detailed moving to London checklist to help you navigate the process.
31 Essential London Sightseeing Tips From a Local
With so much to see and do, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed on your first trip to London! That’s why I’ve compiled tons of London sightseeing tips that I’ve picked up during my time exploring the city as an expat.
Renting in London With a Dog: What You Should Know
Britain is a nation of dog lovers. Even in a metropolis like London, it’s not uncommon to see Labradors frolicking in the park or Yorkshire terriers trying to keep up during a morning jog. And yet, renting in London with a dog is difficult.
Cheap Eats in London: A Budget Travel Guide
London may be home to 71 Michelin-starred restaurants, but that doesn’t mean you have to blow your entire travel budget on food. Despite what you may have heard, there are plenty of delicious, cheap eats in London to satisfy budget travelers and foodies alike.