London

South Kensington London An Area Guide
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…
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…
Best Parks in London for a Picnic
After a really poor showing of sunshine this summer, London’s forecast for the next few weeks actually has more sun than clouds. FINALLY! I spend all year hear either waiting for or missing the summer, so if London didn’t shape up soon we were going to have to have some…
Exploring South London in Battersea
London’s geographical heartbeat, the River Thames, cuts right through the center of the city to provide distinct “north” and “south” boundaries. While many popular London attractions are north of the river, South London is a treasure trove for beautiful architecture, residential neighborhoods, and fabulous places to eat and shop. Hey,…
10 Free Museums in London You Shouldn't Miss
One of the best parts of living in London is neverending access to free exhibits, events, and museums. It keeps the city thriving and allows Londoners to actually get out and experience life rather than sitting at home eating ramen noodle because their train ticket cost more than their annual…
A Real American Tourist Guide to London
Aside from the usual “places to go” and “things to do” routine, there are some things about a trip to London (or England, really) that still catch American tourists off guard. You may be someone who prefers to figure out the nuances of a culture on your own, and in…
Churchill War Rooms Review
If the Churchill War Rooms are a site you’re considering, read below to hear my thoughts! And if you decide it interests you, use this link to book a tour in advance! Keeping track of UK history can be a bit daunting given it’s extensive history of imperialism and the oftentimes…
The Ultimate Book on Studying Abroad in London
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…
An American Girls Guide to Surviving the London Underground
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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