Time for another round of weird words Londoners use... Knowing these will definitely help you when ordering in a restaurant 🙂 coriander = cilantro courgette = zucchini rocket = arugula emmental = swiss cheese bavette = steak prawn = shrimp bangers = sausages broad beans = fava beans piccalilli = relish crisps = potato chips [...]
So although we haven't developed English accents, we have started picking up some words and phrases they use here. Never thought I'd ever ask, "Where's the loo?" jumper = sweater kick up = get angry take a wee = go to the bathroom (not joking, people say this out loud) well done = good job [...]
Joe and I are so lucky to have already had multiple visitors after only being here 5 months! It's been so exciting to show our friends and family around our new city, but also so nice to have some familiar faces around to remind us of home. Our first visitors were two of our best [...]
Not to be confused with cue or que. Seems like a lot of people have trouble with this word. I don't know why though, it's pretty simple. I know I already mentioned that this is one of my favorite British words, but I'm not sure why I like it so much. Joe recently sent me [...]
When we're not traveling, we try to spend as much time seeing new things in London. Here are just a few snaps of some from our first couple of weeks around the city.