All posts by Dana Nguyen

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So Much to Do, So Little Time

Today was by far the most exhausting day I’ve had in Paris since my arrival. We walked all day starting from 9:30am until 7pm. For breakfast, I ate a raspberry croissant from a popular bakery around the corner from my hotel. After that we went to the Louvre, where we walked through the surrounding garden. ...

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Paris is Always A Good Idea

In front of the Eiffel Tower Yesterday morning I woke up at 4:30am to go to Paris for the very first time. I couldn’t sleep the night before and kept stirring and twisting in my bed, so I was extremely exhausted. The train ride from London to Paris was only two hours and it was ...

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Summer Tales

Art canvas along the streets of Shoreditch This week we explored Shoreditch, which is a young, artsy neighborhood in London. The area is currently going under a lot of construction, since they are renovating the place into a more business-friendly district. Once we passed all of the construction, however, we began exploring the more inner ...

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Magic

This weekend I finally got to visit Harry Potter world, where the films actually took place. It was amazing getting to go behind the scenes to see the actual sets and props used in the movies. Seeing everything in person made me realize how most things were so much smaller or larger than it seemed ...

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Shop Till You Drop

My first purchase from & Other Stories Need to know the best places to shop in London? Well you’ve come to right place because I’ve got the 411! Oxford Street is the notorious shopping destination for tourists in London. The long street is filled with top name brands, including exclusive English ones that only exist ...

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Big Bus

This weekend I had the pleasure of taking a free bus tour throughout London. This was my very first time ever taking a bus tour, and what this experience taught me was it’s not worth it. My advice is, take the opportunity anyways, since it’s free. Everything is worth trying at least once. If you’re ...

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Scavenger Hunt

Today was officially my first day of classes at London College of Fashion (LCF) and I had so much fun. The course of the day was called, “Historical and Contemporary Fashion Research Studies,” and it lasted the entire day. Our first class was split up into two sections, and it began with brief power point ...