"Why would someone leave London for Frankfurt?" Truth is, it was more than just the city that brought me here. Although there are a few things I wish I could have brought with me, I just can't justify moving back to London right now. Here's why: Small fish in a big pond You don't realise... Continue Reading →
5 things you take for granted when you live in London
Whether you've lived in London all your life or have relocated from somewhere else you can't deny that the cosmopolitan city has it's unique specialities. It's taken me over a year of living abroad to really appreciate this and there are still some things that I just can't let go of. So here it is, 5... Continue Reading →
How often should you visit (or not visit) home once you move abroad?
Every 3 months? Every 6 months? Or depending where you've moved to, maybe even every 18 months? There are of course no written rules but after living abroad just over a year, here's a bit on how I went about visiting (and not visiting) home and why: "When are you first going to come back?" I... Continue Reading →
What’s really on your mind before you move abroad?
How annoying is it when people talk loudly on public transport? I constantly think “Can you just shut up!?” and am always relieved when either I or the loud talker gets off. This time however, I just wanted to go over to the seats behind me and tell the loud talker that I know exactly... Continue Reading →
One year since I moved abroad
Tears. A lot of tears. Waking up and being alone with my thoughts. Missing home comforts and no longer knowing the city that I live in like the back of my hand. Loneliness. This is exactly how I felt when I first moved out of my family home and went to university in 2009. It... Continue Reading →