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Is there a Walgreens in London or the UK
Walgreens is seriously my jam. I am with you, people of the internet who have searched, “Is there a Walgreens in the UK?” or “Is there a Walgreens in London?” I am with you. I love Walgreens so much that as a child, I waited during the holidays for the…
Reverse Culture Shock How to Get Over It or not
Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about reverse culture shock symptoms and reverse culture shock as a study abroad student from prospective study abroad students heading off in the next term or looking to come to London at some point in the future. Those conversations are filled with…
Is there a CVS in the UK or London
CVS is one of the most popular drug stores in the US with almost 10,000 stores across the US. So if you’ve searched for, “Is there a CVS in the UK?” or “Is there a CVS in London?” I completely get you. Where else do you go at midnight when…
Is there an Ulta in London or the UK
Ulta, one of America’s most loved makeup stores, has had an explosive presence in the States since its founding in 1990. From concealer to foundation to haircare (including a salon in every store), this is a mecca for people who need their daily beauty products or a complete makeover. Whether…
A Quick and Painless Guide to UK Geography
If there’s one area of knowledge Americans usually fail on when it comes to this part of the world, its geography. To this day, I can label about 10 English cities on a map and maybe one in Wales and IF YOU’RE LUCKY AND I’VE HAD 9 HOURS OF SLEEP,…
15 Fantastic Things to Do near Aylesbury in Winter
Situated in Buckinghamshire, England, Aylesbury is a market town with a bustling town center and thousands of local residents ranging from young professional couples to families with multiple generations. Finding things to do in Buckinghamshire in the summer isn’t difficult as you’re surrounded by so many beautiful landscapes, but what…
Go to Disneyworld with Anxiety
As someone who has battled various forms of anxiety my whole life (from social anxiety to hypochondria to everything in between), I thought it would be a great way to celebrate the magic that Disney World can bring by talking about traveling to Disney World with anxiety. Now, I don’t…
11 Scottish Islands to Visit
Scotland is full of beautiful islands – there are over 790 islands that make up the country and each has its own charm and diversity. Not all are inhabitable or able to be visited, but of the ones that are, I want to share some of the best Scottish islands…
An American Girls Guide to Bonfire Night
While Americans tend to have a reputation for liking to set fires and blow things up on various holidays (true), the British are not immune to this particular pleasure. And since Bonfire Night in America/the USA isn’t a thing, I thought it would be a good idea to explain the…
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