Category: Study Abroad

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Study Abroad at the University of Westminster

I’ve reviewed my past study abroad programs here and here. But I’ve yet to review the University of Westminster, the university I attended for my Master’s degree in Public Relations. A few study abroad programs offer semester partnerships with the University of Westminster, so you can still come even if...

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How an Internship Abroad Can Benefit Your Career

We’re finally moving into our new house this week, so guest writer Ryan Duffy has stepped in for me! The current job market is as a competitive as it’s ever been, and getting a job is certainly no easy task. So it has now become imperative that you have something...

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Is the London Eye Worth It?

As the most popular tourist attraction in London, the London Eye is impossible to miss as you’re walking along the Thames. It was originally built in 2000 as the “Millennium Wheel,” though the Millennium is almost 20 years behind us now and it’s still slowly rotating over the river, steady...

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The Best Time to Study Abroad in London

Besides picking a program, the hardest part about studying abroad in London is deciding when to come. Of course, I’m an overachiever so I studied abroad in London all four seasons so you didn’t have to. The good news is that they’re all good times, obviously. But here’s how ‘the...

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Show Your World: Venice

Welcome to March! How is it March already? What did I even do with my life in January and February?! I have spent the week burying my head under the covers and checking the mailbox every day for a visa response like a crazy person. This month it’s my turn...

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The Ultimate Book on Studying Abroad in London

When I was younger, I was 100% certain I wanted to be an author. Over time I slowly let go of that dream to pursue more “lucrative” writing careers, but I still thought about it from time to time. I wasn’t sure what kind of book I wanted write, but...

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Hostelz.com: Comparison Shopping for Your Budget Travel Needs

This post was written in collaboration with Hostelz.com, though all opinions are my own.  One of my most hated expressions in the history of expression is ‘shopping around.” I CANNOT STAND shopping around. I know that responsible and budget-conscious adults shop around. I know that part of being one of those...

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Motivational Monday: When People Tell You “You Can’t”

I’m feeling a bit like Oprah today after reading some inspirational quotes. I used to love watching her do giveaways. HELLO, STUDIO AUDIENCE. YOU GET A CAR, AND YOU GET A CAR, AND SHE GETS A CAR, AND EVERYONE GETS A CAR. Anyway, recent talks with important people in my...

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The Huffington Post

So far, 2016 has been a great year for me! Lots of positive things happening and hopefully more to come. But for now, I am SUPER thrilled to have one of my articles accepted on The Huffington Post! The article is a slightly altered one of an original on the...