I had certain expectations in me about what “life in England” must be like. Now that I live in the UK, I can tell you that some of those expectations have been fulfilled (the Brits really love tea) and some disappointed (but they’re actually not that polite, sorry-not-sorry). However, there are a few little things about living here that have taken me completely by surprise.
Tag: living abroad
Revehse Cultcha Shock
It’s strange to need to re-adjust to American life
The 10 Worst Things About Living in France
Ten things about life in France that I will be happy to leave behind me
The 10 Best Things About Living in France
Getting ready to say “au revoir” has me reflecting on what I’ll dearly miss about France…and what I really, really won’t.
the most bizarre and amazing brain trick of all is a feature of conversation with fellow Anglophone expats, in which French seamlessly infiltrates English.
Best Travel Moments, 2015
Five of my favorite travel moments from 2015
Art Pilgrimage: Cave of Niaux
The experience was humbling, to say the least.
Two-Day Wander: Toulouse, Niaux Caves, and Carcassonne
The Languedoc-Roussillon/Midi-Pyrénées region is a land of abandoned hilltop castles, distant snowy mountains, and glittery blue coasts
Quick Lesson Ideas for Desperate Teaching Assistants (and Other ESL Teachers, Too)
Springboard ESL ideas for various age groups
TAPIF Packing List
Packing for TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) is no easy task.