A Helpful Gift Guide for a Friend or Family Member Living Overseas

When I was living in England I found myself decorating my room with all my overseas travels.  Now I’m living in America, I can’t help but feel comfort in having little bits of ‘home’ surrounding me!  I also love receiving care packages from home.  Over the past couple of years, I’ve got used to coming up with gift ideas that are small/lightweight which are easy to fly with or send in the mail. Here are some ideas of gifts to send abroad with a focus on gifts for British expats!

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My Leaving Letter to England

Dear England,

You have been my home for the past 28 years and now it’s almost coming to an end.  I have been given the final date to have my interview to become a permanent resident of that big ole country on the other side of the pond.  Leaving is going to be bitter sweet.  Part of me doesn’t want to go…at all.  You have kept me alive and healthy for this long and gave me an education and for that, I’ll eternally be grateful.  I love the way that no matter where I stand, I am never more than 70miles from the sea.  You better have plenty of cod stocks available during my visits home, because I’m telling you now, I plan to binge on fish and chips from a chip shop whenever I return! …you might want to make sure there’s lots of Cadburys chocolate around too…

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