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Expired! Now What?

A little over two years ago we arrived in London on our Youth Mobility Visas. As exciting as it was, we were …

Mind the Gap

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the London underground or the Tube as it’s affectionately known. Opened on the 9th of January …

Am I The Olympics Grinch?

It’s almost upon us. One of the greatest sporting events in history and potentially, one of the greatest events in London’s history. …

How Low Can You Go?

How will you survive London’s winter? Don’t you know it gets really cold there? Oh the Winters in London are so miserable…blah …

Dreaming Of A White Christmas

Summer, sunburn and sausage sizzles, these are all things that remind me of a Southern Hemisphere Christmas, things that I’ve experienced at …

Guy Fawkes and His Gunpowder

It’s Guy Fawkes day, a celebration I’ve never really understood. How does a plot to blow up parliament end up being celebrated …

Korea Calling

When I suggested meeting our friend Sarah at Embankment on Saturday I hadn’t given the Thames Festival a second thought. However failing …

Go New Zillund!

London is a multicultural city. Over thirty percent of the population is of an ethnic minority and it’s people speak more than …

Hyde Park Concert 101

Last month Neil and I rocked out to Kings of Leon at Hyde Park. It was the first time we’d been to …

A Pretty Penny

When you’re living in another country do you ever stop comparing the prices of things there to that of your home country? …

Hello London

We survived our first week in London-town and despite being jobless, germ invested messes we’re having a good time. We’ve been on …

Divide and Conquer

After spending 3 weeks in Australia, 5 days in the UAE and 1 day in London I’m feeling like quite the traveller. …

Overweight

No this is isn’t a post about the ten kgs I gained whilst living in South Korea for a year, nor is it a …

The Visa Waiting Game

It’s been almost a week since we were fingerprinted, photographed and fondled (kidding) as part of the final step in our UK visa …

Change-ee

Over the past twelve months we’ve become accustomed to using Korean money on a daily basis, so much so that when we …