Spring break, for many, is a time for travel. Its a chance to get away from the madness of school, relax and take a break–for most at least. This was not the case for me. While I did take a step back from school work, my week in NYC was not your typical “lay out … Continue reading Spring Break 2018 in NYC
While traveling abroad in a group has its advantages – safety, someone to take photos for you and it helps your parents to relax a bit – traveling alone can be one of the best decisions you can make. Here are the top seven reasons to travel abroad alone. 1. You can do what you want to … Continue reading Top reasons you should travel solo
On Saturday morning I arrived back in London after traveling for ten days in Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. I have been in London for four days and I still feel exhausted from my travels. I visited five major cities over break which include (in order): Rome, Italy, Florence, Italy, Pisa, Italy, Venice, Italy and Zurich, … Continue reading Week-Long Whirlwind of Travel in Italy, Switzerland & Liechtenstein
Over the past weekend I went to Barcelona, Spain, and it was absolutely beautiful! In high school, I took a semester long course on Spain, the culture, geography, food and history, and since then it had always been a dream of mine to go see and experience the unique country. Our flight got in very … Continue reading Fui a Barcelona!
30 January 2017 Day 24 in London As we had to stay in London this weekend for our day trip to Oxford on Saturday, I had my Friday off and decided to do some more exploring in London. The next borough to explore was Notting Hill and I went with a bunch of girls from … Continue reading A Stroll through Notting Hill & Camden
27 January 2017 Day 18 in London I woke up and went for a run in Hyde Park and then came back to pay for and join the Women’s Football Club at Imperial College! The organization through which my program is organized by, FIE (Foundation for International Education), has an affiliation with Imperial College. Because … Continue reading Harry Potter & Football
16 January, 2016 Day 9 in London/Dublin, Ireland My last class of the day ended at 5 p.m. and as soon as it was over, I ran to the tube with my packed backpack, ready to start my journey to Dublin, Ireland. I took the tube to Victoria Station and from there sped walked my … Continue reading The Craic was 90 in Ireland
Day 5 in London This was a sad, sad day. I was uploading photos from my camera to my computer and bumped my camera off the couch. It fell. The lens bent. There were tears. Luckily, as my mom says, “all things are replaceable.” And so I ordered a new lens. A new expensive lens. Yay … Continue reading Oh hey, there’s school too?
I left for O’Hare International Airport in Chicago at four in the afternoon on Tuesday for my flight to London, England. Thereby beginning the longest day of my life. Before getting to O’Hare, my parents and I stopped for my final meal in the U.S. and where else to stop than Culvers? After that, it was … Continue reading The Longest Day of My Life (+Another Day)
Tuesday. Tuesday. Tuesday. That’s the day I leave for a city I’ve been dreaming about for years: London, England. For the past week, I have procrastinated packing my allotted two suitcases with everything I will need for the next four months. For an over-packer, this is not the easiest task in the world, but I’m … Continue reading London Calling