Category: England

Dancing Dragons in London: Immersive Ingredients Included

A large part of cuisine in England comes from the immigrants from the Indian Sub-continent. We have discussed and read about their influence in our Food and Culture class, and we finally had the opportunity to take a trip to an area of London where the Indian influence is the majority. We went to a ...

Cheers: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I had to make a separate post to talk about my amazing day I had getting tickets to see the sold out London play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. At 5:30 in the morning on Saturday, August 20, myself and two other friends woke up and trekked over to the Palace Theatre to queue for ...

Cheers: Eye Love London!

After almost three weeks here in London I have to say that I could definitely see myself living here. I love the vibe of the city and the people here are unbelievably kind. My housemates and I have been trying to do as much as we can to take advantage of this beautiful city. This is hard, however, ...

Dancing Dragons in London: Foodways and Philosophies

The most exciting part of being able to take classes abroad is being able to contextualize the information we are learning. In our Food and Culture class we were able to taste a variety of traditional British foods and ingredients that characterize the nation’s food. Some of them were more appealing than others, and some ...

Dancing Dragons in London: Royal Romps

In between our academic adventures, we still made some time for tourist traditions this past weekend. On Sunday, we woke up bright and early to get a good viewing spot for the Changing of the Guards ceremony, which takes place in front of Buckingham Palace. Even though we left early, there was still already a ...

Dancing Dragons in London: The Borough and The Bolshoi

Our FIE classes both incorporate hands-on and experiential learning experiences that very much enhance the immersive feeling of being abroad. Our British Food and Culture class took a walking tour of Central London, leading us to Borough Market. The tour was led by Ann Jones, a London walking tour guide. She shared her knowledge of ...

Cheers: First week in London

It’s surreal to think that it took less than 2 hours for a new adventure to begin. Early in the morning on July 29th, all of the Drexel in Paris/London students coincidentally took the same train to our next destination, London. Once we checked into our new place we met our brand new roommates who were ...