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The Year I Became A Traveler; Travel Lessons Learned

January 7, 2014

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It’s difficult to find the words to describe the last year of my life, and even more difficult to avoid feeling overwhelmed as I attempt putting it all into words. 2013 was a whirlwind of a year – living in London, experiencing so many different cultures, and traveling to places that I couldn’t even pinpoint […]

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Living In London: My Observations After Two Years

November 20, 2013

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Living in London….incredible, gratifying, aggravating, memorable, frustrating, exciting. All of these descriptions could accurately match my feelings at certain points in time over the last two years. In less than two months, I’ll be moving back to the New York City area, the place I used to call home for eight years prior to my […]

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Where To Go For Thanksgiving In London

November 10, 2013

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I thought I could go without turkey.  I had stuffed myself with it every year for 30+ years before so what was one Thanksgiving without it? After all, I was lucky. Jim and I were flying to Vienna, Austria for the long weekend on Thanksgiving night, a trip guaranteed to be memorable. But when Thanksgiving […]

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Your Guide To A Perfect London Saturday: Brewery Stops & Markets

October 1, 2013

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It’s Saturday in London and your day’s free. What do you do? Easy answer. Explore London’s non-tourist paths, drink some beer & eat some great food!  Stop #1 –  Arrive at Maltby Street market by 10 or 11am.  Browse through the unique stands and purchase a variety of incredible one-of-a-kind food and drink products Food choices: Local salami, […]

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London; Being a Tourist in my Own City

June 25, 2013

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I don’t know about you, but I rarely appreciate what’s right in front of me in the city where I reside… I’ve walked across the Tower Bridge now more times than I can count, where I’ve passed by tourists from all around the world taking photographs. By the time I get to the halfway point, […]

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Recap: Springtime in London

June 21, 2013

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June 2013. I’ve been living in London for a year and a half now, the longest amount of time I’ve ever lived outside of the United States. As I reflect back on this past spring, I’ve considered the unique experiences I’ve had as a result of living in London.  There have been so many remarkable activities […]

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Living in London; everyday differences

May 16, 2013

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A large, global metropolitan city, London has a population of over 8,000,000 residents. Previously having lived in New York City, the fast-paced life of both cities convey similarities. Culturally, however, there’s a few differences. None of these differences are life changing or really that important at all in the scope of things!  But when I do […]

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London Walks: Camden Town to Primrose Hill (North London)

April 17, 2013

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The 2nd in my new “London Walks” series, Camden Town to Primrose Hill integrates diverse scenery and an eclectic mixture of neighborhoods, beginning with crowded markets and a busy high street and ending with a quiet stroll through a park overlooking some of London’s key landmarks. My goal is two-fold: For Tourists:  This post is […]

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