So last Thursday was one of the longest days of my life. After class, I went to Victoria Station and boarded an overnight bus to Paris, France. Why an overnight bus you ask? Well, they are extremely cheap. Not only do they provide transportation, but they also alleviate the need to book a hostel. Normally for a … Continue reading Paris on a Budget
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
22 January, 2016 Day 16 in London After class on Thursday, I went with five other UW students from my flat to Canary Wharf where the Winter Lights Festival was being held. Some of our friends had gone to the festival the night before and the photos from it looked amazing so of course we … Continue reading Winter Lights & Lord Henry Dashwood
20 January, 2016 Day 14 in London So, if you know anything about Britain, you know that there’s this woman who rules the country called the Queen of England and then this organization that does a thing where it covers the news called the British Broadcasting Corporation. If you know anything, you should know those … Continue reading Live from the BBC
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?
Day 3 in London We had orientation part two at Imperial College at 10 a.m. on Saturday. While at orientation, they told us more about our classes and internships that we would be taking part in during our time in London. The academic expectations were primarily the same as they are back home which will … Continue reading Exploring (Part) of Hyde Park and Bus Tour of London
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
http://www.nondrinkersoncampus.wordpress.com Over the fall semester in my journalism class at UW-Madison, I was able to explore a topic I have always been incredibly passionate about: the choice to drink and what it is like to be a non-drinker at a school that celebrates alcohol culture. We were allowed to choose any topic that was in … Continue reading Nondrinkers on Campus