2017 in Review

Looking back, 2017 was a big year and a good one. We kicked it off by getting married, travelled to a lot of new places and hiked a few Wainwrights. We managed to make the most of our last full year as residents of the UK, and even managed relax a little. January The obvious…

November Reflections

The end of November marks 10 months remaining in the UK. We’ve spent our last expat Thanksgiving here, and while I’ll miss the Christmas markets, mulled wine and mince pie, I won’t miss the rain, long nights and weak sunshine (when it bothers to come out). Thanksgiving here is always fun, but it doesn’t feel…

Ancient Temples, Seafood and Swimming: The Best of South East Malta

With only two full days in Malta, we tried to pack as much sightseeing in as we could. We spent our arrival day exploring Valletta, then headed further afield on day two. Our first stop on Saturady morning was the Hypogeum, believed to be the oldest underground temple in the world.  Only ten visitors can…

Visiting Valletta

Malta is a not-so large island country that has an incredible history. To be honest, I didn’t know much about it until we started looking for somewhere warm to visit. It’s home to the some of the most complex and oldest temples in the world, some are 5000 years old. And due to Malta’s central…

We Survived Oktoberfest!

After 3 years of thinking about it, Lucas and I, along with a group of friends made the trek to the world’s largest beer festival.  It was everything we hoped it would be, amazing beer, lots of singing and standing on tables, making new friends and delicious food. We arrived in Munich on a Thursday…