Ramblings

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 a tad…

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 1863, it’s…

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. The hype…

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 blah 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 some stage…

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 with fireworks…

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 to find…

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 300 languages;…

There’s A Holiday For Banks?!

Holidays; we never seem to have enough of them and as soon as they’re over we’re always thinking about the next one. Someone recently…

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 big…

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? It took…

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 the underground,…

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. I’ve eaten…

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 post relating…

Look Out London…and the UAE

It’s official. We have our UK Youth Mobility Visas, which means as of May 2nd we can work and travel in the United Kingdom…

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 application. Now…

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 travel outside…