Yep, I’ve decided that after almost 4 years in America I’m going to return/repatriate back to the UK. It’s not a decision I’ve made lightly, in fact it was a harder decision than the one I first made when I decided to start the US visa process and I’ve agonised over it for a long time. But I need to put my happiness and mental health first and I believe going home will increase those massively.Continue reading “Expat Life: Why I’m Moving Back To The UK From USA”
Open When Letter Ideas For An Easy Long Distance Gift!
A fun little gift idea for people you may not get to see very often, long distance relationships, expats etc are ‘Open When’ letters! They can be as cheap or as expensive as you like. At the end of the day they come from the heart. The trickiest part is coming up with what to include! I gave some to my mum and sister in England when I moved to America. Then in return my mum sent some to me! Hopefully you’ll find these Open When letter ideas helpful!Continue reading “Open When Letter Ideas For An Easy Long Distance Gift!”
The Truth Is…I Suck At Being An Expat | Expat Homesickness
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”