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Things I Learned After Living In London For A Year

August 16, 2017
London Eye, PinayFlyingHigh.com
Exactly one year ago today, The Greek Mister and myself took a flight out of the Middle East which was our home for 9 years to go to the greener pastures of London (quite literally). Whenever we’re reminded about it, we’ll both agree that it was the best decision we’ve ever made. Don’t get me wrong, we did enjoy our 9-year stint in the Middle East but the reality is, it’s not a forever

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England, Expat Living in London, London

Weekends For The 30-Somethings In London

June 28, 2017
Hollyhock Cafe, Richmond, London, United Kingdom - pinayflyinghigh.com-109
London nightlife reminds me so much of how old I am right now. Going to the hip and happening places here on a weekend stresses me out if I’m being honest. The crowd, the noise and the drunk people trying to stand on their own two feet around me give me panic attacks. Many moons ago, I could pull an all-nighter dancing like there’s no tomorrow in a club somewhere in the lively city of Dubai. We’ll

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England, Expat Living in London, Kingston-Upon-Thames, London

The Eighth-Month of My Honeymoon Stage With London

June 24, 2017
Natural History Museum Ice Rink, London - PinayFlyingHigh.com
Has it been that long? That’s what my passport stamp says, that it has already been eight months when I left the desert life for good and started my adventures in the land of greener pastures (quite literally!). Eight months of living in bliss, it still feels so surreal to me. I know it might not mean a lot to some and it could somehow sound shallow but let me tell you my story.   When I was a kid living

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England, Expat Living in London

Expat Life in London | EEA FM Residence Card Application

May 4, 2017
UK Residence card is the first thing one must do when moving to the UK as an expat. While the UK Home Office website offers a detailed information about the documents they require, there’s no clear step-by-step procedure as to how it’s done. I’ve searched every single UK immigration forums to see what needs to be done next which wasn’t very easy to do. So I thought I’d write about my o

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England, Expat Living in London, London

Date Night In London | Bunga Bunga Is Where The Party’s At.

March 15, 2017
Bunga Bunga, Covent Garden - PinayFlyingHigh.com-505
Still keeping to my promise of exploring all the unique things London has to offer, my next discovery is the fabulous Bunga Bunga in Covent Garden. Whenever I search for “unique dining experiences in London” this restaurant always comes up. Of course I got curious so last weekend, The Greek Mister and I headed out to the lively area of Covent Garden to finally figure out if Bunga Bunga lives up to the h

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England, Expat Living in London, Kingston-Upon-Thames

Date Night In London | The Pottery Tapas Bar

March 1, 2017
Pottery Tapas Bar, Kingston, London - PinayFlyingHigh.com-502
Do you have that one restaurant which you always have in mind when you’re looking for somewhere to bring your visiting friends and family to? The Pottery Tapas Bar is that kind of restaurant for us here in Kingston. Everytime someone’s visiting us, a dinner in this place is always included in the itinerary. Whenever we feel like going out for some drinks and great food but we don’t want to go so f

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