Where to next?

When we reached our 2 years in the U.K. milestone, we came to the realization that we might only have one year here left. And proceeded to go on a bit of a travel planning frenzy. I know I’ve said this before, but with a whole continent to explore, it’s so hard to decide where…

The Best Parts of a Visit to the USA

This post was inspired by 18 Months in DC’s post on the best things about a trip to the UK (her home country), and my recent trip back to the good ol’ USA last month.  I’ve grown so accustomed to things like instant coffee and breakfast sandwiches with no cheese, that I almost forgot to be…

Five things to do in Burlington, Vermont

Visiting the college town and craft beer haven has been on my to do list for a long time. Having a sister at UVM is what finally made it happen. I fell almost instantly for the pedestrian friendly streets filled with adorable shops and delicious looking restaurants. Coming at peak foliage time only made the…

The Best of the US: Food Edition

With our upcoming travel to the US, we’ve made a list of our favorite restaurants and bars and a long list of foods we need to eat because either we can’t get them in the UK or they aren’t the same!  It’s an ambitious list to take on in a few weeks, but I think…

Cacti and Saplings

Originally posted on Paradise Valley Foreigner:
Do you know what soil is one of the most difficult to grow in? Sandy desert soil*. And despite the fact that Montana has thousands of acres of lush plant-able farmland, the plain truth is that in the southwestern corner of the state where I happen to live now,…