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Continuing with my reviews of London study abroad programs, I’ve put together a post on my time with API on their UCL Direct Enrollment program. I hope this UCL Direct Enrollment Program review helps you out if you’re considering it! API is a study abroad program provider whose London programs are…
Titanic Belfast Review
No matter where you live or where you come from, it’s almost a guarantee that you’ve heard about the Titantic, the passenger ship that hit an iceberg and sank in 1912. Perhaps you’ve seen the movie with the same name (NO, this is not a documentary and Kate and Leo…
Things to do in Dover
Whether you know of Dover (England, though there are many) from its famous mention in the song, “White Cliffs of Dover” or the towering Dover Castle or maybe you just know it as a cruise port, there are plenty of reasons to visit this coastal town in the south of…
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Review 2
Put on your favorite Gryffindor shirt, everyone (mine is this one – LOVE IT!) When Harry Potter first became popular in the States, I was 11 and obsessed with chapter books. I vividly remember reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Philosopher’s Stone in the UK) under my blanket with…
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Stepping foot into Primark is a bit like stepping off a rocky bargain cliff into a sea of materialism and hoping you remember how to swim. You bob up and down among the waves of cheap leggings and knock-off cartoon socks and question your entire fashion existence. I love Primark, and…
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I’m going to level with you. Finding the best American food stores in London was one of the first things I did when I moved to the UK from America. (Well, after reading the book Watching the English, which you should absolutely click here to check it out on Amazon…
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These past few weekends have been ‘wedding season,’ not only for me, but also for the dozens of coworkers and friends I’ve spoken to who are hopping from wedding-to-wedding this month. There’s something about spring and summer in the UK that makes it a perfect time to say “I do,”…
London Transport Museum Review
September is a confusing month for London. The days are getting shorter, but the weather usually still allows for comfortable outdoor activities (either that or we just don’t want to give up on the summer yet so we suck it up). However, finding things to do in London in September…
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Hey future Richmond students! If you’re considering coming to London, check out my updated eBook on everything you need to know about studying abroad in London. Feel free to e-mail me as well at girlgonelondon@gmail.com Richmond: The American International University in London was the third university I studied abroad with,…
Is There a Sephora in The UK
  Hello, makeup lovers! Let’s get down to it. You’re on this page right now because you’re wondering “Is there a Sephora in the UK?” or “Is there a Sephora in London?” or “Is there a Sephora in England?” You’ve browsed this list of Sephora products on Amazon. You’ve bought…
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