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Gong Xi Fa Cai! (Happy Chinese New Year)

MALAYSIA | Wed, 21 Feb 2018 | By rutttroy | Views [215] | Comments [1]

Helloooooo! It has been ages since I have updated my blog - sorry!  So much has happened and I will attempt to let you know my latest escapades without boring you too much!   So we all returned safely from Port Dickson after a fun ... Read more >

Tags: chinese new year, christmas, fun, holiday, malaysia, school, uk, vietnam, wedding

Visiting the Midlands in 2018

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 19 Jan 2018 | By chrissilb | Views [76]

Now that the New Year is here, many of us have had a hard couple of weeks back at work after the Christmas break. It’s those grey January mornings when thoughts turn to summer and where we can spend our holidays once the weather improves. ... Read more >

Tags: birmingham, city breaks, travel, uk

On Comfort and Fear

INDIA | Sat, 23 Jul 2016 | By shagungupta | Views [207]

“Table for one, please.” I had Burmese style fried rice with vegetables for dinner today. I still remember the first time I had a meal by myself at a restaurant, bereft of technological disruptions and the urge to make small talk about ... Read more >

Tags: comfort, fear, food, myanmar, solo travel, uk

A Country Affair

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 23 Jun 2016 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [262]

When it comes to weekends, we are always looking for interesting things to do locally. England is a land of seasonal events. In spring farmers open their fields so you can view their bluebells, in winter you can rug up and enjoy a cider by a warm fire ... Read more >

Tags: country, dogs, england, fair, local, posh, uk, weekend, west sussex

Brighton to the left of me, Hastings to the right, here I am stuck in the middle with you.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 22 May 2016 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [223]

It’s far to say that I’ve suffered a fair amount of ‘cabin fever’ since moving to the UK. Although I wouldn’t say I am outdoorsy, I do enjoy being outside on occasion and have missed having a back yard. Unfortunately, we ... Read more >

Tags: aussies, cabin fever, expats, new job, travel, uk

The great scone debake.

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 22 Dec 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [260] | Comments [1]

There is some debate over how one should prepare their cream tea (Devonshire Tea to us Aussies). We learnt this upon the arrival of Pete’s distant relative Sam, who is staying with us for a week to do some work experience at Pete’s work, ... Read more >

Tags: brighton, burning of the clocks, christmas, ice skating, london, trafalgar square, uk, winter

Oh hail the brussel sprout tree...

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 7 Dec 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [292]

It’s true; brussel sprout trees are a ‘thing’. Essentially the stalk of the plant with the sprouts still attached; shops here are selling them for around $5 a tree. Now, I’m not sure where you stand on the sprout debate, but personally ... Read more >

Tags: brussel sprouts, christmas, cold, dickens, ice skating, mulled wine, rochester, snow, uk, wales

This post is brought to you by the letter B for Bureaucracy..

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 4 Nov 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [159]

I am currently a serf and the UK Home Office is my Feudal Overlord. Pete thinks I am a being a bit dramatic, but it is beginning to feel like it. The UK Home Office have had my passport to reissue my VISA for 2 months now and without it I’m stuck ... Read more >

Tags: bonded labour, coronation street, holidays, manchester, parentals, serfdom, tour guide, uk, uk

Troubled Waters

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By inspirationthroughexploration | Views [128] | Video

Created as a student film project, Troubled Waters explores what has happened to our oceans because of our appetite for seafood, and looks what we can do personally to kick start a reformed fishing industry. This film was created by two students - Matthew ... Read more >

Tags: documentary, factual, global, ocean, overfishing, travel, uk

The sat nav is not your friend, and other directional mishaps

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 22 Jul 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [123]

When it comes to finding your way around, it can be a little tricky at times. When you are overseas the places, things and systems that you are used to are all slightly different, or non existent and at times it can leave you a little bewildered or confused.... Read more >

Tags: anniversary, car, folkestone, isle of wight, portsmouth, school, uk, volvo

We're not in Kansas anymore Toto

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 19 Jun 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [210]

On the 30 th of June, Pete and I will celebrate our 6 month anniversary of being expats. Unlike most people who go to live in the UK, we are not neck deep in other Aussies and Kiwis on the same adventure. Out here in East Sussex, we are something of ... Read more >

Tags: bureaucracy, car, east sussex, england, expat, frustration, uk

Bye Bath

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 28 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [222] | Comments [1]

Today I am leaving Bath-a gorgeous city where just about every building is made of bath stone. It is nearly perfect in every way. The achirtecture is gorgeous, there are beautiful hills surrounding the city with long winding roads. Yesterday on my walk, ... Read more >

Tags: bath, uk

London Natural History and Science Museum

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 13 May 2015 | By eryn_with_a_y | Views [205]

I have a lot of content hanging around from my 2007 trip to Europe, and after finding the World Nomads site I got travel nostalgia and want to share my musing with you. We start in London, with 24 year old me and my (now) husband Tim. First, a note ... Read more >

Tags: backpack, dinosaur, history, london, museum, natural, science, travel, uk

Manchester UK

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 10 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [339] | Comments [2]

Well yesterday was my first day in Manchester, UK. I have never been here, but I have been to London a few times. So you may be asking, why am I here? Well I read about Manchester a few years ago, when I worked for Gruntal and Company, a brokerage ... Read more >

Tags: arriving, manchester, uk

The joys of being an anorak, and other weekend pursuits

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 23 Mar 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [263]

According to my font of knowledge of all things British (my friend Gary), an anorak is someone who bird watches, or train spots, or does a bit of a nerdy hobby almost obsessively, generally requiring an anorak due to the weather conditions. ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, anoraks, bike riding, bluebell railway, east sussex, nerds, trainspotting, uk

Oh, Hello Sunshine

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 13 Mar 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [240]

It's February. The days are longer, the sun is peeking out from behind the clouds and if you're lucky you can go out with just a coat, minus the gloves and beanie that January dictates.   Februrary has brought the end of Term 3 at school ... Read more >

Tags: beach head, east sussex, iceland, spring, uk, winter


ITALY | Sat, 28 Feb 2015 | By intoyourworld | Views [230]

As a student, sometimes, life can get hard, and I am not talking just about because we straggle with too much school work, dissertation or money. Students struggle as well with food, especially those that do not live at home, for various reasons: sometimes ... Read more >

Tags: england, foreign country, italy, pizza, student, uk, university

Tips on How to Survive London on a Working Holiday Visa

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 9 Nov 2014 | By moresbbb | Views [562]

Multifaceted, ever-changing, often fickle; London is defined by it’s pace, density, and diversity. Multicultural and inclusive here, homogenous and exclusive there, but most often both, side by side. Neighbourhoods offering overpriced continental ... Read more >

Tags: london, uk, working holiday visa

To Belgium!

BELGIUM | Thu, 28 Aug 2014 | By schmodude | Views [249]

I ended up at the pub crawl again. It was much better than the first time. Two people from the hostel came with me (Philippe and Laura) and there were around 15 people in total. Today I hung around and had a nice breakfast before working my way to ... Read more >

Tags: belgium, bruges, brussels, england, eurostar, london, st. pancras, train, uk


UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 27 Aug 2014 | By schmodude | Views [162]

Today I went to the Science Museum. There were a few good exhibits about math, electricity and computers, but I’ll spare most of the details. The most interesting was about James Watt. If you’re not an engineer or British, you may not know ... Read more >

Tags: england, hyde park, london, noodles, science, uk, watt

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