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
It’s been awhile since I’ve written an expat post, so it feels good to revisit this topic that is near and dear to me. Also, relocating to a new town has brought back memories of how exciting it was to become an expat by moving to the UK. It was a crazy season in our … More 4 Things To Consider When Moving Abroad
This is part 2 of our summer road trip (read part 1 here). Last summer, we went to the 51st state with Andrew’s parents for a 5 day road trip. By 51st state, I mean Ireland. As we discovered, Ireland in July is crawling with American tourists – because Americans in general LOVE St Patrick’s … More 5 Day Ireland Road Trip
We needed a change of scene before Christmas -something completely different from home. I think both of us were missing California when we decided on Lanzarote, and it showed!
We stayed in Puerto del Carmen near Los Jameos Playa, and beached. it. up. We filled up on tapas and enjoyed the sunshine. … More Chill-out In Lanzarote
Hello world! Remember me? I didn’t mean to disappear from the blog for so long. August and September came and went without much excitement, so I didn’t feel the itch to write. But I’m breaking my silence now to tell you all about our mystery weekend booked through srprs.me! Srprs.me is a travel site that … More A Weekend In Geneva
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