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For those who aren’t familiar with my home state, Florida can be divided quite easily into three cultural sections: North Florida, Central Florida, and South Florida. North Florida is, ironically, relatively ‘southern.’ The further up the state you go, the closer you get to the southern accent, iced tea all day…
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I wrote about this topic a few months ago, but after being in America and hearing the question “Aren’t you scared of traveling in Europe with the recent terror attacks?” over and over again, I thought I’d clear things up. I believe this was spawned not only from press coverage of…
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While in the glorious land of American portions and sunshine, Guy and I got a chance to visit St. Augustine with my Mom (hi Mom!) St. Augustine, a coastal Florida town, is the oldest continually-occupied European settlement in the continental US. It was founded in 1565 by Spain and the…
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Keeping track of UK history can be a bit daunting given it’s extensive history of imperialism and the oftentimes confusing past of the monarchy (why does everyone seemed to be named James or Victoria?). But I would argue that one of the most recognizable names to us expats, regardless of our…
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Hold your hats, because we’re about to get personal. For the vast majority of my teenage years and my early college years, I was probably overweight. I think I bordered on the “Normal” and “Overweight” BMI line, but was probably more often closer to the latter. What can I say,…
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Hey, there! Whether you’re a student looking for the best book on studying abroad in London or a parent who is nervous about basically everything and wants to read more about safety in London from a student’s perspective (I see you! It’ll be fine!), I present to you – the…
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Most trips to London require some quality time on the London Underground, also known as the “tube.” Because it looks like a tube. Obviously. If your journey is short enough and the sun is shining in your favor, you might be able to just travel the old fashioned way and…
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Alternate title: “I’ve got 99 problems and my visa application is all of them.” Here’s what you need to know about submitting a UK visa application. Hey, sidenote! If you’re traveling to the UK or live in the UK, whether for a short period of time or as an expat,…
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For someone who likes to travel, I’m really not a fan of flying. Like, are you SURE this thing is going to stay in the air? Maybe I was asleep in physics that day, but this all seems unnatural. What is that noise? Why is the plane turning sideways? Oh,…
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