Tag: Live like a local

Live Like a Local in Bogota

Continuing our Live Like a Local series, Pete’s sister Hannah talks to us about why she lived in Bogota for a year and what her top tips are for while you’re there. Why did you choose to live in Bogota? Good question, to be honest I’m not quite sure how […]

Magic Circuit Fountains, Lima

Live Like a Local in Lima

A quick bit of history… Kat and I (Pete) first met in Pakistan at the age of somewhere around a year old, while our parents were working there. The picture below is the last time I saw or spoke to her in any fashion. Thankfully, she’s got Texan hospitality in […]

Edinburgh Old Town

Live Like a Local in Edinburgh

Whenever I go up to Edinburgh I always feel like I am stepping back in time or appearing in a Harry Potter novel. I met my good friend Jen, who grew up in Edinburgh, whilst living in Melbourne and have been hopping up to see her twice a year since […]

Statue of Manas on Ala-Too Square

Live Like a Local in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

You should probably know that, if anything, Pete is the least intrepid of his siblings. One sister is currently living in Santiago, after nearly a year in Bogota teaching English, and the other one, well… she’s been in Kyrgyzstan for the last 8 months. 1. What took you to Bishkek? […]

New York

Live Like a Local in New York

New York, like London, is an absolutely incredible city which at times can be overwhelming and hard to navigate. I (Antie) have now been four times but still feel like I’ve only scratched the surface of the city. Carrying on our series of local living pieces (others ones include Tel […]

Tel Aviv

Live like a Local in Tel Aviv, Israel

In April 2012 Antonia went on an amazing trip to Israel with three friends. You can read more about her explorations in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem here. We went to visit our friend Tal from university who moved to Herzliya (a city just north of Tel Aviv) to continue studying. Tal hasn’t looked back […]