All posts by Ebony Johnson

Drexel Nursing '19 | ΖΦΒ | Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Recipient

Looking Back On It All

“It always seems impossible until it’s done” – Nelson Mandela Even after submitting all of my papers, packing my bags, being thrown a going home party, and making my way to the airport, I still can’t believe it’s all over. Three months literally flew by and I’m amazed at all that I accomplished in such ...

And The Countdown Begins

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it” – George Moore It’s really hard to believe that 3 months flew by that quickly. I remember thinking during my first few weeks here that this program was never going to end, and then I went through ...

Finding Caribbean Roots in London

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Garvey If you’re a person of Caribbean decent , then you are most likely well aware of the history that many West Indian islands have with Great Britain. But if not, the British Empire once ...

Tips for the Best London Experience

“The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world” – Oscar Wilde As my time in London is winding down, I have been reflecting on my thoughts before I got here and how they developed and changed throughout this experience. I originally planned on doing a post called “Learn From My Mistakes”, ...

Taking on the Land of Mountains and Adventures

“Look past the silk-smooth chocolate, cuckoo clocks and yodelling – contemporary Switzerland, land of four languages, is all about epic journeys and sublime experiences.” -Unknown One of the many reasons why my roommate and I decided to travel to Switzerland is because we wanted a break from the city life. So far every place that ...

Let’s talk food…again

Borough Market   Borough Market holds the title of one of largest and oldest food markets. Its filled with a variety of shop vendors who sells jams, oils, cheeses, pastries, fresh fruits and vegetables, hot meals and a bunch more. My favorite thing I’ve had there so far would be the fish and chips and ...

The Royal Wedding

“It seems to me that this is the only way. As our eyes look to the future, as we look out across the years and across the generations, let us develop and move right here. We must discover the power of love, the power, the redemptive power of love. And when we discover that, we ...

A Day in the Floating City

“To build a city where it is impossible to build a city is madness in itself, but to build there one of the most elegant and grandest of cities is the madness of genius.” – Alexander Herzen If I could recommend one thing to a future study abroad student, it would be to obviously travel ...

No Longer a Tourist

It’s been a little more than 2 months since I’ve arrived in London and I can officially say that I’m no longer a tourist. I took the time to Google the definition of tourist just to make sure and it stated, “a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure”. Obviously, living in ...

10 Reasons On Why You Should Study Abroad

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain 1. It’s an experience you’re not likely to get at home It’s a once in a lifetime experience to immerse yourself into another country, community, and culture as an undergraduate student. ...