April 26, 2018
Maypole Dancing

Early May bank holiday: May Day and International Worker’s Day

The 1st of May is a bit of a mixed day. Officially the UK has the early May bank holiday the 1st of May (or closest […]
April 19, 2018
US and UK language

American and British spelling differences (part 2)

Last time we wrote about our/or, ise/ize and yse/ize. This time we are continuing with spelling differences between American and British English.   RE vs ER: […]
April 12, 2018

English words of Italian origin

We’ve gone over English word of Portuguese, Spanish, Polish and French origin. It is now the turn of Italian! Italian is a language that has given […]
April 5, 2018
Duck Tour boat

Moving around London (part 6): the ferry

We’ve written about the tube, the train, the bus and driving in London. It’s high time we talked about something a bit more fun: the ferry! There are 3 different ferry […]
March 23, 2018
Easter long weekend in London

10 things to do during the Easter long weekend in London

Easter is a big celebration in the UK. All churches hold Easter services, most have extra ones and special events as well. And for those who […]
March 22, 2018
Spring in London

Things to do in London during Spring

Spring in London means green parks and flowery balconies. But the city has a lot more to offer than just beautiful nature or maybe you just […]