Expat Life

Lady Celebrates 10 Years of Living in London

Today is the 10-year anniversary of the day I moved to London. I know I say this every year, but it’s hard to believe how fast the time has gone. When I first arrived, I never expected to stay long enough to settle in, get British citizenship, and make a living writing a travel blog, but I’m so glad all those things have happened. And after 10 years of living in London, I’m finally starting to feel British. Well, kind of. And kind of not. Here’s why I’m torn…

10 Years of Living in London


Lady Celebrates 10 Years of A Lady in London

Exciting news! Today is the 10-year anniversary of the day I started the A Lady in London blog. It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade, but when I think back on all the adventures it starts to feel real.

10 Year Blog Anniversary


Lady’s 19 Expat Survival Tips for London

Today is my 9-year anniversary of living in London! Time has flown since I got my first visa and moved to the UK in 2007. But I’ve learned a lot about life in Britain since arriving in England. In celebration of the milestone, today I bring you my 19 expat tips for living in London. Or visiting. Either way, you’re set.

Expat Tips for Living in London


Lady’s Guide to Thanksgiving in Britain

Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re like me, you’re in Britain and feeling a bit let down that today is just another day. You’ve been invited to a million work events tonight, declining them all politely while wondering how someone could possibly be so crazy as to plan an event on the best holiday of the year. And then reminding yourself that it’s not actually a holiday here. And then thinking it really should be.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece