Category: England

Experiencing the Best of Museums in London

London is famous for their many (and I cannot emphasize this enough), many museums. Museums here are generally free. As someone who has done their co-op at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, I have greatly come to appreciate museums. I was especially excited to check out the Natural History Museum in London, as it ...

Escaping Busy London

My favorite thing to do in London is go to the many various parks spread throughout the city. There are eight royal parks located in London. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, Green Park, Regent’s Park and St James’s Park are the largest parks located in central London. Since London can be quite busy at times, ...

Tips for Traveling in an Unfamiliar Group

1. Express your interests and extend invitations for others to join you on exploring these interests Music taste- festivals, concerts, and smaller venues are constantly showcasing big names that you and your group may be interested in, or local talents you’ve never heard of. In London, jazz bands are constantly playing at restaurants and bars, ...

Notting Hill

Music, Food, Art, and Shopping in Notting Hill

The First Days in London

London is like a mix of New York and Washington D.C. It has a similar energy to New York but looks more like Washington D.C. with its vast white buildings and architecture. There are tourists everywhere! London is a very easy city to navigate. Instead of Septa, they call it the Tube. Through our program ...

Brighton Beach Day

This past weekend, I ventured off to Brighton on a day trip to lounge on the beach and get some sun. My initial interest in the city stemmed from my love of the youtuber “Zoella”, and the numerous videos I grew up watching of her exploring, and falling in love with Brighton. Although I was ...

Turning 20 in London!!

Frolicking in lavender fields and eating delicious Japanese food

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is just a 40 min tube ride away from central London and transports you into a completely different environment. No skyscrapers in site, the vast stretch of land provides a playground to explore for hours. At the moment, Dale Chihuly’s glass sculptures are scattered throughout the gardens and draws everyone to take pictures ...

The Finale

And just like that, I am headed back to America. The study abroad experience has been a whirlwind of a few months. On one hand, this quarter has gone by in the blink of an eye. On the other hand, I have seemed to achieve a lifetime of accomplishments within my time abroad. When I ...

My Favorites in London

As the end draws near, I’d like to reflect on my top five favorite places to go in London. Whether it be a restaurant or a park, I’d like to try and spend more time at these places within the last week of my stay. Here are some great places that you must add to ...