When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.

Samuel Johnson

I moved to London in 2018 for my birthday. I’d hit a rut at home and sought a change of scene; I wanted to be at the centre of it all – culture, politics (Brexit was raging), history and cutting edge technology. πŸ’‘

London can make or break you but the reward is hugely worth the risk. With so much to see and do all year round, there’s seldom a dull moment in The Big Smoke. 🎭

Here’s where you’ll find the best spots to enjoy London Town and advice for getting settled in! β›…

Latest in London

Photo of a squirrel in London in autumn

Fall for London in autumn

London in warm autumnal hues coupled with fun activities and events will make you think twice before swapping hiking boots for slippers. πŸ‚

Photo of Oxford's skyline

Day trips from London

There’s nothing quite like strolling along a tree-lined canal or cobblestoned village lanes. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Photo of Tower Bridge and London's skyline

First impressions of London

If expat life feels like home then you’re doing it wrong πŸ˜… This is my ever growing list of culture shocks I’ve experienced since moving to London.