All posts by Ryan Chiasson

The City of Neighborhoods

When I first came to Philadelphia to study at Drexel, I was told Philadelphia was referred to as “The City of Brotherly Love”, “The City of Murals,” and “The City of Neighborhoods.” Similar to Philadelphia, London is also know as “The City of Neighborhoods,” for the many boroughs that make up England’s capital. With thirty-two ...

Learning London: Orientation

Our program in London, the Foundation of International Education, was nice enough to set up a bunch of orientation events for us in between arriving in London and starting classes! These events were very helpful in introducing and orienting us to London. On Friday, after a few hours of orientation meetings, we were scheduled for ...

Just Touched Down in London Town!

I thought writing down the directions to our new house, Metrogate at the Foundation for International Education, would be a good idea. I would not have any cellular service when we arrived in London, England, because I planned on setting up a new sim card here. So, I followed directions the “old-fashioned” way, and wrote ...