Category: Reina’s Expat Experience

Feb 03

A Portuguese Thanksgiving

When I lived in London, I had three flatmates: a guy from England, a guy from Germany, and a girl from Portugal. I was so excited to get to live with people from such diverse backgrounds and cultures. It was a great opportunity and I was all for it. Cut to November of 2010. I’m …

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Dec 27

Exploring London Proper

Reina describes her adventures in Central London, UK including key sights such as Piccadilly Circus, East London, and Kensington Gardens.

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Nov 26

Learning to Love New Malden

The day I first set foot in New Malden, I immediately broke down in tears. This is exactly what I looked like – minus the faucet: As mentioned in the previous entry, I had just spent a glorious day in Kingston, admiring the town, visiting my university, and was pumped to see where I would …

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Nov 11

First Impressions in Kingston upon Thames

Source: RealWire

Last September, when I was standing around in Newark airport waiting to board my flight to London, I wondered what it would be like. I had traveled to Europe before, but never to the United Kingdom, and my conception of England mostly came from a mix of different movies. I imagined it would be a …

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