Category: England

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A Trip Down Brick Lane

Today a group of my new friends and I met up at Liverpool Street Station to explore Shoreditch. Our very first stop was at Cereal Killer Café, where we grabbed some brunch. Cereal Killer Café is a huge tourist destination and is actually ranked as one of the most Instagrammed restaurants in London. There they ...

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Summer Tales

Art canvas along the streets of Shoreditch This week we explored Shoreditch, which is a young, artsy neighborhood in London. The area is currently going under a lot of construction, since they are renovating the place into a more business-friendly district. Once we passed all of the construction, however, we began exploring the more inner ...

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Magic

This weekend I finally got to visit Harry Potter world, where the films actually took place. It was amazing getting to go behind the scenes to see the actual sets and props used in the movies. Seeing everything in person made me realize how most things were so much smaller or larger than it seemed ...

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Shop Till You Drop

My first purchase from & Other Stories Need to know the best places to shop in London? Well you’ve come to right place because I’ve got the 411! Oxford Street is the notorious shopping destination for tourists in London. The long street is filled with top name brands, including exclusive English ones that only exist ...

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Big Bus

This weekend I had the pleasure of taking a free bus tour throughout London. This was my very first time ever taking a bus tour, and what this experience taught me was it’s not worth it. My advice is, take the opportunity anyways, since it’s free. Everything is worth trying at least once. If you’re ...

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Scavenger Hunt

Today was officially my first day of classes at London College of Fashion (LCF) and I had so much fun. The course of the day was called, “Historical and Contemporary Fashion Research Studies,” and it lasted the entire day. Our first class was split up into two sections, and it began with brief power point ...

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Day One in London

It’s day one in London, and my homesickness has already eased. Right when I got off my flight I saw a familiar face and realized that another girl from my program had taken the same flight as me. By coincidence, a second girl from my program had landed near the same time as us, and ...