I am so impressed at how convenient it is to shop online — especially the groceries! 🙂 On our first few months here in the UK, we bought our supplies from a Morrisons branch which is just a short walk from our home. The trips to the supermarket were exciting at first, but they became a bit tedious and tiresome eventually, us having to carry a week’s worth of groceries.
It has already been four months since E and I relocated here in the UK from the Philippines. Whilst English is a commonly spoken language back home (school, workplace and even in regular conversations), I learned that there are vocabulary differences between American English and British English.
Hello! I created this post to share what we learned from our recent home search when my husband (E) and I moved to London. Prior to our flight and this huge leap, E already did his research on the nice places to live in London, which borough (local authority district). I am grateful for my husband for looking into it as it made us more prepared for the home search. We are fortunate because E’s employer provided us with hotel accommodation for a couple of weeks. This gave us some time to visit some of our pre-selected properties.
I get so amazed at efficient public transportation. Both tourists and locals make more out of their time when the means of transportation are accessible, affordable and reliable. Having lived in London for almost two months, I would like to initially share what I think about their public transportation, particularly about the train system and the buses. I have noticed that people from different walks of life take the public transportation. And this, for me, is an indication that it is really inclusive and serving its purpose.
There are several types of transportation in London.