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On Megxit – By another Brit who married an American

I’ve had a lot of Americans asking me what I think of Megxit. Honestly, I keep changing my opinion. Initially, I was like TRAITORS. But once I’d calmed down and read something aside from the Daily Mail, I realised at the end of the day, they are adults and can choose what they want to do with their lives. Maybe…

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Our Story (So Far…)

Its Valentines Day, so what better way to celebrate than by sharing our story??  A Modern Classic of the Technical Age Boy downloads app. Girl downloads app with friends as a joke (but secretly hoping prince charming will swipe right… he didn’t but she got something marginally better). As the only history nerds using the app it wasn’t long before…

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The Job Hunt

The job hunt is literally the worst. Personally, I don’t agree with any type of hunting, but job hunting is abhorrent. It takes longer than expected, drains all of your self-confidence and can sometimes drive you insane. My recent job hunt was all of these things, with the extra excitement of doing it in a foreign country. Because who wants…

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4 New Year’s resolutions every expat needs

The season of New Year’s resolutions is upon us. I’m sure you’re all loving the endless, “New Year, New Me” posts. We’re only 10 days into the New Year guys, plenty of time to fail…. Anyone wanna bet on who’s going to give up and quietly stop posting gym selfies first? But maybe you’re doing really well in that new…

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Christmas in the UK vs. Christmas in the US

The premise for Christmas is the same in the UK and the US. It’s held on 25th December to celebrate the birth of Jesus but was originally a pagan holiday called Yule. Today, depending on how religious you are, it’s either still about the birth of Jesus or all about THE PRESENTS.  For me, it’s all about the foooood. Nothing…


Visiting Family over Christmas when living abroad

It’s official. Christmas is here! And what’s not to love? There are gorgeous lights on every corner, so much delicious food to consume, its a great excuse for visiting family and endless parties. Well, when you have family and friends living literally hundreds of miles in opposite directions, the pressure and stress of coordinating visiting family at Christmas can kill…

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East Anglia – The perfect guide for anyone you know

East Anglia is so English its ridiculous. Farms, market towns, tea and pockets of posh people is all you will find in this region of the UK. East Anglia truly is the heartland of England. But it’s all too often chucked off the list in favour of beautiful places in the North like York and the Lake District, cool places…

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