Reasons to Blog

Three of My Top Reasons to Blog (10 Day Blogging Challenge Day 1)

First post for my London Bloggers 10 Day Blogging Challenge, and I thought to discuss an apt question. Why Blog? "Why do you blog?" I've heard this question a few times. "Just stop it, don't even start adding to the internet's white noise." I've read this one a few times, disappointingly,  from other bigger bloggers.…

Two Rings with Similar Stories: My Engagement Ring and a Ring Discovered in Cup After 70 Years

"Abbi!!! Is this your ring?!" This was the caption on a photo of an old vintage ring that was sent to me on Whatsapp by one of my girlfriends last night. The ring appeared to be astonishingly similar to mine, almost as if it was made by the same jeweler. The photo was followed by a…

Eligibility and Document Checklist When Applying for a UK Fiance Visa

My blog series about Applying for a UK Fiance Visa continues with this post, where I share my full outline of application requirements. UPDATE! UPDATE! AFTER READING THIS POST, PLEASE SEE: http://upraisedliving.com/expat-life/new-rules-for-uk-settlement-visa-application/ Hello there. This is the continuation of my three part post about applying for a UK Fiance Visa. The last one was a post…
My UK Fiance Visa Experience

My UK Fiance Visa: Mix ups, Hiccups, and Lessons Learned

I've received many requests to write about my experience and advice in getting a UK Fiance Visa in the Philippines, so here is the first of a series of blog posts about this topic.  ***UPDATE! UPDATE! AFTER READING THIS POST, PLEASE SEE: http://upraisedliving.com/expat-life/new-rules-for-uk-settlement-visa-application/ Disclaimer: This is my experience in applying for a UK Fiance visa or a…