The Cotswolds: The Glamping Life

I’m so excited to share a bit more about our Cotswolds summer holiday. We stole a few days in July, set aside the summer camps and work for a few days, and nipped out to the Cotswolds for a little glamping getaway in the tiny village of Evenlode. Evenlode is a small village in northContinue reading “The Cotswolds: The Glamping Life”

Afternoon Tea: Langham London and the Perfect Scones

Afternoon tea is one of the delights of the British culture. Who wouldn’t like to spend an afternoon sitting with your favorite cup of tea, lovely sandwiches and desserts, and of course the star of the show – the scones. For those in the know, you’ll already know that scones make or break the teaContinue reading “Afternoon Tea: Langham London and the Perfect Scones”

5 Pink Cafes You Have to Try in London

One of my favorite things about London is the cafe culture. There is something for everyone, and in the past couple of years, the number of pink cafes is on the rise! There is something irresistible about sitting down for a cake and a tea (or my fave – beetroot latte – yes, it’s pink!)Continue reading “5 Pink Cafes You Have to Try in London”

Taste of Home: Chocolate Lovers Chocolate Chip Cookie

After 6 years of expat living, I’ve started to figure some things out. Drive on the left. “You alright?” is just a greeting, not a concerned question for your well-being. Fish and chip Fridays. Yes, being an expat is a constant challenge in reassessing the way you live life. Out of all the ways IContinue reading “Taste of Home: Chocolate Lovers Chocolate Chip Cookie”

London’s Hidden Villages: Brook Green

Ok, I’m about to let out a big secret. We moved to London nearly 6 years ago, and first lived in Barbican, then Highgate. Lovely places, but neither quite clicked with me. I was missing something. It wasn’t until we moved to our current neighborhood that I fell in love with London! Suddenly I wasContinue reading “London’s Hidden Villages: Brook Green”

London’s Hidden Villages: A Day out in Connaught Village

Is there anything better than a day spent in a London village, filled to the brim with independent shops and cafes? Lucky for us Londoners, there are many to choose from, all with different personalities, and all very walkable. Recently, I spent a day in one of my favorites – Connaught Village. With its periodContinue reading “London’s Hidden Villages: A Day out in Connaught Village”

A weekend in Jersey: Where UK meets France

Last month our little family of four hopped on a plane for 30 minutes to visit the gorgeous channel island, Jersey. As the southernmost of the British isles, Jersey is also the largest, at a whopping 5 miles x 9 miles. From the first moment we stepped off the plane, I knew this would beContinue reading “A weekend in Jersey: Where UK meets France”