Tag: England

The British drinking culture

That didn’t take long, did it? I’ve only been here in the UK for five months and already I’m cringing at another drinking event with colleagues or with friends. British drinking culture is truly something else.

I’m saying this because it’s December, and people all around are more festive than ever. There are more drinking events, more parties, more celebrations, etc. I’m slowly getting exhausted by all the social activities.

Disappointing trip to hot air balloon festival

Two blog posts in less than a week! This must be some sort of record!

A few London gal pals and I did a day trip to Bristol yesterday, to check out the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. It’s supposed to be the biggest hot air balloon festivals in Europe! We were all looking forward to checking out the hot air balloons because we’ve never really seen one up close, but boy,Β were we disappointed.

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  • Leafy ledge on a wave. 🌊🌿 #Dover
  • Welcome to my castle! 🏰
  • Mowing the lawn. In awe of the fact that I stood so close to such beautiful and graceful creatures yesterday. I even helped them cross the pedestrian pathway too! 🦌 #animallover
  • This is a quaint little street called "Richmond Hill". Also a very English view. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ #RichmondUponThames
  • Very English views. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ #London #RichmondUponThames
  • Xi'an biang biang noodles in chilli sauce and with chunky beef. 🀀 Prices are a bit more expensive than your atypical Chinese restaurant and it is physically super tiny, but damn, this place makes great food! 🍜