5 British Christmas traditions you need in your life

Despite having moved back to California in 2015, the traditions of a British Christmas have stuck with me since my year living in London. Holiday customs vary all over the world, and the UK is no exception. Here are five of my favorite traditions I picked up while abroad that I love incorporating into my … More 5 British Christmas traditions you need in your life


Bath is the sort of place I dreamed of visiting thanks to literature. Anyone who has read Jane Austen or Georgette Heyer knows about Bath and its vital role in 18th and 19th century British life. Although I was only in Bath for two days, I was able to see the four things at the … More Bath


Last week, we left London for a two day trip to Stratford-upon-Avon. Although the trip was marred by three cancelled trains and some housing issues, my Aunt Jill, cousin Kendra, and I still managed to do some lovely sightseeing. I had always pictured Stratford-upon-Avon to be a town that was rife with tourists, and didn’t … More Stratford-upon-Avon