Some of our family came to visit us at our new home recently, and it was a good excuse to go sight-seeing around Colchester. We had so much fun showing them around England’s oldest town, and getting to know it a bit better ourselves. Though there’s plenty to do here, Colchester isn’t really a tourist … More Getting To Know Colchester
I have a confession to make: I didn’t love Paris. I have a few theories as to why, so before you say, “What! How can you not love Paris?!” and vow never to trust me again, let me explain. I went to Paris for the first time over Christmas, and maybe that was asking too … More Six Days In Paris Over Christmas
Since moving to the UK, our traditions and habits have changed quite a bit. We spell words differently and spend less time with family. Our holidays are spent experiencing new things rather than returning home. Last month we went to Portugal for Easter, and I realized it’s been a few years now since we had a “real” … More Holiday In Portugal
Our Christmas present to each other was a quick getaway to Berlin. We were drawn by the Christmas Markets, and the price was right, so off we went! Germany goes all out for Christmas, and we were excited to see for ourselves if German Christmas Markets are in fact the best. I think I’m still … More Berlin City Break
CHRISTMAS!!! I love Christmas! It’s the only redeeming part of winter in my view. Maybe if I lived on a ski resort, winter wouldn’t be so bad, but I don’t. I live in a place where it’s cold enough to snow, but instead there’s just darkness, rain, and sogginess. As the days get increasingly shorter, it’s … More Happy *British* Christmas!
Where has the time gone? I can’t believe how fast the Christmas season is flying by! Andrew and I went back to the States for Thanksgiving this year, and it feels like life has been nonstop ever since. I have a mile long to-do list, and I haven’t had time or energy to accomplish much … More DIY Chalkboard Wall