All posts by Lauren Bruce

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ESCARGOT ANYONE?

Yes, escargot, that is exactly what I said. I promised myself I would never, ever, digest a snail; after all,  they are slimy and not something most Americans view as a delicacy. However, they say when in Paris do as the Parisians! One of the most amazing things about Europe is the ease of travel ...

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They’ve Got Spirit, Yes they do

  Just the other day I took the time to look at my calendar and count the weeks I had left in London. I’m halfway through my adventure and time is flying by too fast. I feel like there is so much more to see and do before I leave; more traveling, try new foods, ...

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Camden Market

Camden Market is a must see place in London. It is a central location where tourists and Londoners come to shop, dance, enjoy a drink, and hang out. This market was unlike anything I have ever seen before. Once again, Camden Market, like all the other hidden gems in London had its own unique vibe. ...

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Campus Involvement

One way to fully immerse yourself into the culture of another country is by being involved. Being involved is more than just being physically present; it is being emotionally and mentally present and ready to absorb everything around you. It is okay to lean into discomfort and allow yourself to open up to the difference ...

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America in London

Surprisingly, a little more than two weeks into this journey I am still adjusting to the time difference. The shortened London days do not help, apparently London statistically has shorter days than other places around the world during the Fall and Winter months. It becomes quite apparent during the times where I am out in ...

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Pip Pip Cheerio Off to London I Go!

After eight and a half long hours on a chilly plane, two hours in the international students line at the airport and a 2 hour Uber ride, after missing the free shuttle sent by Queen Mary University of London I was finally ready to call Queen Mary University of London home for the next three ...