10 Reasons to Move By Sea

You’ve got your visa–well done!–and now, inevitably, it’s time to consider how to get to the UK. You have two choices: fly on any number of airlines leaving regularly from every major airport in the US, or board the luxury liner Queen Mary 2 for a leisurely 7-day crossing. My husband flew; I sailed. Here’s why I think the ship is the way to go: … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Move By Sea

Becoming an Expat: Decisions, Decisions

After many years of longing to live in the UK, I finally got my wish, thanks to my husband, who landed a job in Edinburgh, Scotland. We were both happy and excited at the idea of moving abroad, because back then we had no idea what lay ahead of us. Moving abroad is hell, even when you’re fairly young and relatively unencumbered, as we are. … Continue reading Becoming an Expat: Decisions, Decisions