Category: England

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Footwear and Fun

Besides fun travels, my academic experience here in London has, without a doubt, been one of the most rewarding ones during my time abroad. My knowledge and abilities in footwear design have definitely flourished and improved since the start. After all, if your thinking of doing footwear design, what better city to do it than ...

If you can’t go back home, let home come to you!

These past two weeks have been amazing! However, back to a school routine, it doesn’t feel like a vacation anymore. London suddenly seems like the most complex, crowded city in the world! Being in contact with this everyday has, inevitably, made me feel a bit homesick. Especially living my days five hours ahead, it has ...

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Tea time, anyone?

London, finally! After four months full of anticipation, and a Week 10 full of tight deadlines and a stressful move out, I finally made it to the place I looked forward to being in the most. As a Puerto Rican, and travel junkie, I’ve had the chance to experience many cultures throughout my lifetime, and ...

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”, ...