Tag Archives: living abroad

My First Week-End in France as an Expat

Posted on 16. May, 2011 by .

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After a frantic week mostly spent packing, moving, crying and sleeping on my couch in Montreal, I finally made it to the airport on Friday afternoon, ready for my 7PM flight. Or at least, that’s what I thought. While I was checking in, I learned that my flight was delayed to 9PM. Oh well, I [...]

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The Challenges of Being a Couple Abroad

Posted on 03. Jan, 2011 by .

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I often say that I couldn’t have made it to Europe without my boyfriend. Moving there had been such a hassle that many times, I wanted to simply drop the project and curl up under my covers. But we were a team. My defeat implied his defeat. Although many things have not gone the way [...]

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Next time I return to the UK, I will…

Posted on 15. Nov, 2010 by .

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I lived in London for about a year in 2008. And while I keep excellent memories from my time there, I can’t help but feel like I’ve missed out on some things because I wasn’t prepared enough, and I was too naive to keep in mind that I would be leaving eventually. If I had [...]

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My 10 Favourite Things About London

Posted on 26. Jan, 2010 by .

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I should warn you right away: I have unconditional love for London. Unquenchable, unreasonable, un-measurable love. I could easily list a thousand things I like to do in London. But if I only had to pick 10… they may not be the top tourist things to do, but they all mean something to me, personally. [...]

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