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This is my food, travel, and lifestyle blog.

Newly married in a new city (London, UK) taking on pretty much a brand new life, this blog is my record book for things that I am learning and discovering along the way. Soon to be thirty and driven by the desire to live long (and prosper), I’m now raising the bar in the way I cook, eat, move, work, laugh, love, and do things. If you find yourself on the same chapter of your life, you might find something useful here.

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July 21, 2016 10:44 pm

What Homesickness Feels Like

On some days it gets really rough. Six months in and I still get a major case of homesickness every now and again. I guess it takes much longer for it to actually go away. After all, until last year, I’ve lived and built my entire life in a place that’s literally oceans away. What is Homesickness? Dealing with this feeling is one of the biggest challenges of living abroad for the first time. As defined, homesickness is an emotional response brought by the longing for one’s home during a period of absence from it. I didn’t think I’d be hit by it as much as it does,

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