You’re moving away? Who cares, Whatsapp me!

As you know, I grew up in the UK. I'm one of those kids with parents from different places, a classic case of boy meets girl, girl meets boy. Girl finishes her studies in London, goes home, boy follows, girl and boy get married. So, my mum moved her life for our family - and … Continue reading You’re moving away? Who cares, Whatsapp me!

UK Property – #trend or wise investment?

Imagine you have come into a financial windfall; whether that’s from an investment that’s matured, an inheritance that has come your way or you have had a lucky streak at the casino, what would be your first 3 purchases? Now, after conducting a quick poll (by asking two of my colleagues who were within listening … Continue reading UK Property – #trend or wise investment?

My property ladder has no steps…

Did I mention I rent? Like a lot of people my age, I share my apartment with other people which means shared bills, missing food and lot's of laughter. I love rolling out of my cave on the weekends and having a good gossip with my flatmates while we smoke on the balcony planning where … Continue reading My property ladder has no steps…

When I grow up…

How many times were we asked as kids, “what do you want to be when you grow up?”. How many times did that answer change? How many external influences shaped and changed that answer? I remember being in year 6, our final year of primary school. Like most schools, we had one of those boards … Continue reading When I grow up…

How powerful is your passport?

Imagine this, you're riding shotgun in the Delorean and you’re doing 88mph – imagine going back to when your great-grandparents’ were your age. Aside from the funny clothes, the sepia toned look of the world and a heavier weight of pollution – what are your great-grandparents’ friends like? Are they all the same? What about … Continue reading How powerful is your passport?

I need a kick up the butt but leave my chair out of it!

So, this is what I have been doing today – I’ve been reading a lot of the fantastic blogs out here and felt a lot of these brilliant blogs gave me a front row seat to your experiences (and it’s nice to get out of the office, even if it is through a screen and … Continue reading I need a kick up the butt but leave my chair out of it!

For those who are prone to “Asia belly”

For want of a better phrase, it is in every sense of the word, "shit". All joking aside, I remember being an Erasmus student in the Netherlands and needing hospital assistance - I was lucky. I had my beloved EHIC which entitled me to the same medical care in the Netherlands as I have back … Continue reading For those who are prone to “Asia belly”

A day in the life of an Expat in South East Asia…

Air con. Sweet, sweet a/c! For those of you who have had the absolute pleasure of visiting this part of the world, it truly is a weird and wonderful part of Earth! I've been based in South East Asia for nearly 4 years and have been lucky enough to take trips to neighbouring countries, where … Continue reading A day in the life of an Expat in South East Asia…