All posts by Ryan Chiasson

Welcome to The Wellcome Trust

As I have mentioned in several of my blogs, we have city excursions and museum visits built into our syllabi that correspond with our class subjects at the Foundation of International Education. In our Nursing Genetics class, we recently visited the Wellcome Trust museum, known as the Wellcome Collection. The Wellcome Trust is a biomedical ...

One Month Later

And just like that, I have been in London for one whole month! Here are four things that I have learned over the past four weeks abroad. Appreciate time. On one hand, I feel as though it was just yesterday that I was sitting at my gate at Newark Airport, anticipating my journey. On the ...

Wonders of the World: Stonehenge

There are so many great things to do in London, and the city itself is so large, sometimes I forget there is a surrounding country! There are many historical sites to see in England, so I bought a ticket to visit my first one, Stonehenge. There are many accessible and affordable day trips offered to ...

Visit to Victoria Medical Centre

My favorite part about the classes at FIE London, is that fact that our professors utilize the city of London as a learning tool! We are able to go on field trips that pertain to our class subjects, all while exploring our temporary home. Recently in my Healthcare Policy class, we took a visit to ...

Eating Your Way Through London: Camden Market

As I stated in my previous “Eating Your Way Through London” post, London is home to many, many markets. Each with their own character, it is a goal of mine to visit all the markets that I possibly can during my time abroad. With Borough Market already crossed off the list, I decided to visit ...

Holidays Away From Home

Have you ever spent a holiday away from home or your family? I have before, but it can be difficult, especially if it is your first one. Not everybody can say that they’ve experienced a holiday in another country! I viewed this opportunity to celebrate in a new culture as an exciting challenge. We started ...

Eating Your Way Through London: Borough Market

In my opinion, one of the most exciting aspects of traveling is being able to try different foods from all over the world! London is home to over 35,000 food establishments. Included in these establishments are large food markets with hundreds of different merchants selling their creations. Some of the more popular London markets include ...