Category: England

Smashing Stereotypes

Stereotypes are defined as, “A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.” Unfortunately, stereotypes are difficult to avoid in any country. However, before studying abroad, recognize that it is important not to judge any place based on the stereotypes surrounding their country! Here are some ...

Dover- An Under Appreciated Gem

A brief guide to exploring the White Cliffs of Dover

Sustainability in London

Since arriving in London a week ago, I’ve noticed that the city is extremely conscious of its role and responsibility in being sustainable. I’ve followed British activists and social media influencers online for years and always noticed how passionate they were about the subject. I always assumed that they were speaking up against climate change, ...

How to Save Money Abroad

Studying abroad does not have to break the bank! Believe it or not, this experience can be both amazing and affordable. Here are some of my tips on how to save money while you are traveling abroad! Budget There are endless amounts of ways to budget while you are abroad, especially with modern technology. There ...

Anne Frank in Amsterdam

The Holocaust has been a topic that has recently been popping up in my abroad experience. Although a touchy subject, learning about the Holocaust in Europe, where it occurred, has been very illuminating and a great educational opportunity. I spent one night in Amsterdam after traveling to Paris, and decided to visit the Anne Frank ...

Language Barriers

Let’s talk about language barriers! Language barriers are formally defined as, “a barrier of communication between people who are unable to speak a common language.” Commonly, this occurs between two people who speak completely different languages. Luckily, as English speaking people, we are a bit more advantaged. About 1.75 billion people on the Earth speak ...

Directions to the Mona Lisa

After class on Thursday we hopped on the Eurostar to Paris. The Eurostar is a train line that runs through Europe, as the name implies. Luckily, the train leaves from King’s Cross Station, about a 25 minute tube ride from our home base. The Eurostar is a really great way to travel throughout Europe. It ...