It has been 2 years since I packed up my life in the UK and moved to America. The blogger in me was hoping that by this time I’d be writing posts like ‘how to cope with homesickness’, ‘5 ways to make new friends when living overseas’ etc etc. But the truth is, I suck at being an expat. In real life, I’m struggling and far from being able to offer anyone advice on how to live overseas because I don’t know how to fix it myself. I guess the most I can offer, is that if you are experiencing expat homesickness, you’re not alone.Continue reading “The Truth Is…I Suck At Being An Expat | Expat Homesickness”
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Pouch Pies: British Pies Online (For Those Craving Pukka Pies Overseas!)
As an expat living overseas, sometimes all I want more than anything is British comfort food, the food from home that I love and miss! One thing I used to have regularly for dinner was ‘Pukka Pies’ (you can buy them in some Fish and Chip shops too!). Yes America have ‘pot pies’, maybe I’m buying the wrong ones because they are just nasty! Recently, Pouch Pies reached out to me about their meat pie online delivery service! They have flavours of pies inspired from all around the world, BUT most importantly they sell traditional British pies online! I love discovering places to get British food in America!Continue reading “Pouch Pies: British Pies Online (For Those Craving Pukka Pies Overseas!)”
Between England & Iowa: A Year In The Life Of An Emigrating Wife Book!
Yes that’s right, not only is Between England & Iowa my travel and lifestyle blog, it is now a book! “Between England and Iowa: A Year In The Life Of An Emigrating Wife” is my story all about the realities of expat life. For a whole year I kept a journal. I wrote down my expat milestones, ALL my thoughts and feelings and documented each time I came across something that sent me into culture shock!Continue reading “Between England & Iowa: A Year In The Life Of An Emigrating Wife Book!”