A Terrifying Drive Through England

Sweat drips down the side of my face as my hand grips the vinyl door handle of our tiny white Toyota Yaris rental car. Chris whizzes down winding country roads, narrowly missing the suicidal pheasants ready to end their lives as they leap into the path of our oncoming vehicle. Where it all began When I lived in Scotland, only …

How to Apply for a UK Working Holiday Visa and Change Your Life

Want to experience life as a local instead of a tourist? You need a UK working holiday visa! There are several ways of turning the dream of moving abroad and really understanding a new culture into reality. One way is to go on a “working holiday”. This is how I managed to move to Scotland for two years! I applied …

Visiting the Shard in London

What was I thinking when I agreed to visit the Shard? I know I am terrified of heights and one of the reasons you visit the Shard is because it gives you a view of London from 306 metres in the sky. I thought it would be fine because the Shard is enclosed by glass. Not like that time I …