Category: Winter 2018

One Month Later

And just like that, I have been in London for one whole month! Here are four things that I have learned over the past four weeks abroad. Appreciate time. On one hand, I feel as though it was just yesterday that I was sitting at my gate at Newark Airport, anticipating my journey. On the ...

Wonders of the World: Stonehenge

There are so many great things to do in London, and the city itself is so large, sometimes I forget there is a surrounding country! There are many historical sites to see in England, so I bought a ticket to visit my first one, Stonehenge. There are many accessible and affordable day trips offered to ...

Visit to Victoria Medical Centre

My favorite part about the classes at FIE London, is that fact that our professors utilize the city of London as a learning tool! We are able to go on field trips that pertain to our class subjects, all while exploring our temporary home. Recently in my Healthcare Policy class, we took a visit to ...

Eating Your Way Through London: Camden Market

As I stated in my previous “Eating Your Way Through London” post, London is home to many, many markets. Each with their own character, it is a goal of mine to visit all the markets that I possibly can during my time abroad. With Borough Market already crossed off the list, I decided to visit ...

Just Touched Down in London Town!

I thought writing down the directions to our new house, Metrogate at the Foundation for International Education, would be a good idea. I would not have any cellular service when we arrived in London, England, because I planned on setting up a new sim card here. So, I followed directions the “old-fashioned” way, and wrote ...

Keep going!!

When I had the meeting with the Study Abroad Department before I left for Singapore, they told me that everyone will probably face a roller coaster. This roller coaster was an emotional one of course, but I didn’t really believe them. I thought I would be nervous yes, but I didn’t think I would be ...

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C is for Costa Rica!

Word of the week: “Equalidad“ or Equality. Today marks the end of the 10th week of the Drexel school quarter. As I reflect on my time here, I believe there was one key component that allowed for optimal enjoyment of this trip. Keeping an open mind at all times. An open mind to the culture, food, locals and even ...

Go anywhere, go EVERYWHERE

January 28, 2019 OVERVIEW Download the app “Grab”, it is the equivalent of Uber here in Singapore. Just like Uber also has Uber Eats, Grab also has Grab Food Make sure to add money to either your student ID card or EZ-link card, in order to use the MRT DON’T EAT ON THE MRT In ...

C is for Costa Rica!!!

Word of the week: “Sur”: South Let’s take a trip to ..Puerto Viejo, Talamanca, Limon, Costa Rica. Located on the southeastern border of Costa Rica, Límon is one of Costa Rica’s 13 provinces and sure to catch the attention of tourists. It has a host of beach points that each have their personalized sands, blue water ...

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FOOD IN CHINA

The highlight of living in China’s capital was feasting on the scrumptious food! Italy may have amazing selections of pastas, France may have aromatic bread, the Netherlands may have amazing variety of cheese, but China has nothing in comparison. Chinese food is Chinese food is Chinese food is Chinese food. Simple and plain. Canteen life (or ...