London

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Last Sunday, on a very hot and very sunny day in central London, I saw the top London attractions in a way I had never seen them before: through drops of intense sweat and also maybe a couple tears. You see, the story starts a couple months ago when I…
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If you’ve just come out from under the rock you’ve been hiding under, you might not know that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets are some of the hardest seats to get in London right now (and have been since they were released). If you’ve been paying a modicum…
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For 20-something professionals like myself who are trying to figure out where to live in London, there are a ton of things to consider. 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, why don’t…
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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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Americans have plenty of good stereotypes about the British. When we think of a British person, we usually think of someone with an amazing accent sipping tea with royalty and generally being well educated and polite. We think of top hats and tradition, the beautiful Houses of Parliament, and a…
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London is home to some amazing markets, but there is no better place to stuff your face with homemade deliciousness than Borough Market. Borough Market is open from Monday to Saturday, with limited stalls on a Monday and a Tuesday. It gets absolutely packed on a Friday and Saturday, and…
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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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London is a massive city that is home to people of all different backgrounds and religion, the rich and the poor, tourists and residents, Taylor Swift fans and Kanye lovers. But within that mixture are different boroughs that do have distinct identities and values. One of my favorite districts of…
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Note: this is a post from 2016 when I reflect on my expat journey. I have left it up to serve as a reminder to me of where I’ve come from and hope you enjoy this small glimpse into my life.  The other day, I was reminiscing on my journey…
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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