London

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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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…
London fall packing list
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 london museums
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…
London hint hunt review
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…
4 london attractions to avoid
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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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…
4 london attractions to avoid
As with most big cities, London has its fair share of tourists and tourist attractions. While I’m all for doing what interests you most while traveling, I’ve put together a list of some of a few things in London that I think you should skip in favor of the many other…
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