Free London activities are awesome. I don’t think I’ve ever lived in a city with so much readily available entertainment free of charge. From the museums and galleries to the plethora of parks and monuments. The discovery of the free comedy shows began with my move to East London, near…  Read

Two Days in Copenhagen
Nov 28

I think you can generally pick out your favourite things about a city within the first hour of being there, granted you are outside the airport within that time. For me and Copenhagen it was the bakeries and the people. Later on I also added the public toilets to this list. Yum! I didn’t even…  Read

Working holidays are an excellent way to visit a new country for an extended period of time. They enable you to live in the country of your choice and experience the life style in a completely different way than you would as a tourist. Being an expat has so many advantages to typical tourism. Of…  Read

Alternative London Tour
Nov 04

People make fun of me for my love of walking tours. Yeah, sometimes they’re a little cheesy, but I like to sign up for the ones that don’t cover the usual sites. Berlin’s alternative tour is one of the best walks I ever did so I wanted to try London’s version. It was a fresh November…  Read

Tips for first time teachers in Seoul
Aug 13

Are you considering a year of teaching in South Korea? I can’t recommend it highly enough. But here are a few things to consider before signing that contract. Make sure you have a reputable agent. It is easy to click on the hundreds of job adds looking for teachers and offering great benefits.…  Read

Live Film Orchestra London
Jul 26

A few months back I went to the Royal Albert Hall to see the Live film orchestra of Gladiator. The Royal Albert theatre A couple of friends invited me and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I love the film Gladiator so no matter what I knew it would be entertaining. Just the experience of…  Read

A healthy change!
Jul 25

The Heathrow injection, it ain't no joke. Since arriving here a mere 9 months ago I have certainly noticed my weight gain! At first it wasn’t such a huge concern and I figured things would settle down after I got into a routine and found a flat. But the thing about moving to a new city is, you…  Read

Best Reads 2013
Feb 25

Even though it’s already two months into the new year, I’ve been inspired to write about my favourite reads of 2013. Since seeing my sister’s ardent year to year record keeping of read books, I started my own little list. Each year I managed to read a pitiful 13 to 15 books at the most. The…  Read

Borough Market
Feb 25

One of the things I'm going to miss the most about working in this area of London, is walking down to Borough markets every Friday with my colleagues. The first day they took me there, I just walked around following my nose from stall to stall. The air was so rich with different aromas and…  Read

Skating Escapades
Feb 22

My flatmate has a real fondness for skating. A couple of weeks ago he convinced me to go along with him to an ice skating rink in East London where we spent a few hours amount several other enthusiasts and beginners. I hadn't ice skated in a while and hesitantly stepped onto the ice making sure to…  Read