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A Visit to Bury St. Edmunds

Bury St. Edmonds is a beautiful town that has lots of shopping options without being too big or busy like Cambridge or London. The Abbey is here which has links to the Manga Carta. Charles Dickens spent a lot of time in this town. He frequently stayed at the Angel Hotel pictured below. Let's find… Continue reading A Visit to Bury St. Edmunds


Taxes in the UK

Photo by on Part of the reason why so many people say this is their most expensive PCS and you get COLA is because of the many taxes you have to pay in the UK. Hopefully, This article will help you understand many of the taxes you'll face coming to the UK so… Continue reading Taxes in the UK


A Visit to Mildenhall

This is the lovely village of Mildenhall. It is close to the main bases and is large enough to have everything you need. Mildenhall St. Mary's Church Like most villages it does have a beautiful church in the city center. It happens to be on the High Street which is where most of the places… Continue reading A Visit to Mildenhall


Is that REALLY English?-Guide to British English

No, we speak American. You will not realize how different we are until you visit/live in a different country. There are many words used in England that are different from how we use it or just completely different words. Below are some examples that might be helpful to you: Booking-Appointment/reservation Diary-Calendar Post code-Zip code First… Continue reading Is that REALLY English?-Guide to British English


Tips on Living in the UK

This post includes some affiliate links that I have approve of, that provide me a commission if you click through and make a purchase. This helps keep me blogging at no extra cost to you. The Language is Different (No, Really) The RAF Commander asks if anyone speaks English. Of course, everyone raises their hands… Continue reading Tips on Living in the UK


Preparing for the Movers (Please Don’t Break my Stuff)

Preparing for the Movers (Please Don't Break my Stuff) One of the great benefits of your spouse being in the military is that you don’t have to pack your stuff! The Transportation Management Office (TMO) will come out and pack everything, everytime you move, with no cost to you. With that, there are a few… Continue reading Preparing for the Movers (Please Don’t Break my Stuff)


Things to Consider when PCSing Overseas

Cheers!!! 1. Save, save, save Moving anywhere--especially overseas--requires a lot of upfront money (the military will reimburse you a couple months after you move though). You have to put a deposit on a house, buy a car, pay taxes for things like your TV (yes that is a thing, I will write about it later)… Continue reading Things to Consider when PCSing Overseas