All posts by Kaylie Minogue

Hi! I'm Kaylie and I am currently studying abroad at Queen Mary University of London! I'm currently a Music Industry major at Drexel University, and abroad in London to see the live music and community they have to offer. I enjoy alt rock music, skiing and lots of food!

60 Degrees and Sunny, a Weekend Away in Malta

During my study abroad experience I’ve been lucky enough to take some of my weekends to travel around Europe. So far I’ve been able to experience a great mix of what Europe has to offer. I’ve found myself in city life in Amsterdam, in the skiing world of the French Alps and most recently the ...

Museum of the Week

Even though I did not actually have museum class this week because of the strike, I decided to go on ahead and go the museum by myself! This weeks museum was The Tate Britain. The Tate Britain is a museum dedicated to artists from England and the work they have created. The museum is set ...

Queen Mary Staff on Strike

Academically, this has been a very easy week for me, for my professors have been on strike. This strike has been a long time coming with poster hanging all over campus since I arrived in January. The professors who are striking at Queen Mary are part of the University and College Union, which called the ...

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Getting to the Airport is Hard

No doubt in my mind, getting to and from the airports in London is the hardest part of traveling. Being abroad in Europe you always hear about how easy it is to get from London to Europe, and that’s true, it is very easy once you get on the plane. But I have found that getting ...

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Reading Week in Chamonix

Just like at home in the States, the University students in the UK get a break in the middle of the semester. This break was reading week! Reading Week has an actual purpose of giving students a week to catch up on all of their reading and assignments, but for an international student like me, ...

Pancake Day!!

This week I got to participate in what I think may be one of the most fun British holidays, Pancake Day! Pancake day was this past Tuesday, perfectly placed right before Valentine’s Day. Now this is apparently celebrated in other places besides the UK, but it is definitely the most fun here in London. Everywhere ...

Museum of the Week

Hello and welcome back to another edition of Museum of the Week! This week my class ventured to the National Portrait Gallery. This gallery was a bit tricky to find as it is right behind the great tourist spot of SOHO London. Once in the gallery you come face to face with well, faces. Tons ...