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Practical Study Abroad Tips from Someone Who’s Been There Before

This time three (!!!) years ago, I was returning from my study abroad experience in France and preparing for a whole new journey in London. Time really flies—it feels like just yesterday I was freaking out about moving to a country I had never visited before, anxiously awaiting the day of my departure. I still think about my study abroad experiences almost daily. I communicate with friends I made abroad; my career path and goals changed after I went abroad; my…

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The Poppies of Remembrance

When I google Veterans Day, the first thing that pops up is a list of websites about Veterans Day deals. When I google Remembrance Day, I get articles about the emotionality of the day; the soldiers’ mental health; and…

A Thank You Letter to London

As my time in London quickly comes to an end (42 days, but who’s counting?), I’ve started thinking about just how much this city has changed me and just how much it has given me. So here’s to you,…

Macarons and Mews of London

On Saturday, my friend Siobhan and I decided to spend our Valentine’s Day at a Macaron and Mews tour of London. We met up with Yannick, our tour guide, outside the Lanesborough Hotel at 2. It was Valentine’s Day…

Tower of London

So I’ve been to the Tower of London several times since I’ve been in London, but had never actually gone inside. The closest I got to going inside was when I volunteered at the poppy deinstallation, where I got…

Tate Britain & Battersea Park

On Saturday, I spent most of the day on my feet walking around and exploring a part of London I had yet to see. As I’m writing this on Monday night, it’s amazing how much more refreshed I feel…

Camden & Camden Lock Market

During our street art tour  we got to see a lot of Camden. It’s a really cool area that was completely different from the central London that I’m used to! I could definitely see myself living in an area like…

Street Art in Camden

On Saturday I headed to Camden to go on a street art in Camden tour with Nelly from The Hidden Streets of London Street Art Tours. I became interested in street art while in Paris, mostly because it was the…

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Borough Market: The Best Food Stalls

In this post, I’ll review the places in Borough Market I’ve tried, let you know what I think, and tell you if they’re worth the money! When I lived in London, I was lucky enough to live next to one…