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A Weekend in London and Manchester

Looking for a way to combine two of England’s best cities into one exciting weekend? It’s not as difficult as it sounds! I was able to experience both London and Manchester courtesy of our...

East London Mornings: 10 One-Of-A-Kind Coffee Shops

Home of bankers, musicians, artists, photographers, and creative types for whom nine-to-five isn’t an option — I love London for being so different! The city’s hidden, independent coffee shops have such a nice, warm ambiance...

Gina Wong’s 6 Favorite East London Coffee Shops

London has its fair share of specialty coffee shops, but it’s in East London that you’ll find the roasteries, cafés, and baristas that are really pushing the boat. Whilst there are countless coffee shops...

The Best of Manchester, England

When I visited Manchester, England, what surprised me most was how quaint it was. The city’s dichotomy of historic-industrial chic and creative energy buzzes through its streets to create a palpable sense of hope...

7 Beaches to Visit in the United Kingdom

While the term “exotic” (or, many times, even “sunny”) doesn’t apply to beaches in the U.K., they have a rustic beauty that is all their own. Britain's array of seaside destinations is also remarkable,...

Three Scottish Micro-Adventures Every Expat Should Have

There is something in Scotland for everyone. This country has ancient history and archaeology, incredible museums, the Loch Ness Monster, fantastic live music, whiskey, men in kilts, and the potential for countless rugged outdoor...

Run Your Very Own Bookshop by the Sea at the Open Book

The building located at 2 High Street in Wigtown, Scotland had been a bookshop for as long as anyone can remember. So when the owners decided to put the property on the market, it...

The Beauty in Revisiting Places

The problem with bucket lists full of locations around the world is that the temptation to go somewhere new is often too difficult to resist. I’ve already been there, you think. I should go...

How to Visit London on a Budget

Historic, rainy, beautiful, and dynamic — London is many things, but people don’t often think of it as cheap. So, you’ll be happy to know that there are a few ways to save money...

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