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 ...

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Objectivity When Learning About Conflict

It’s super easy to fall into the trap of bias especially when surrounded by those who feel similarly to you. Nonetheless, it is immensely vital when learning about conflict to consider both sides of view and to be objective. It is very difficult to completely eradicate your bias because much of it goes unnoticed, however ...

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 ...

Philly Meets London: Bonding Over Cheesesteaks

After learning all about British culture for the last three months, we decided to teach our professor a thing or two about Philadelphian culture. What does Philadelphian culture include, you ask? Well, cheesesteaks mainly. London is home to a Philly-themed restaurant and bar called Passyunk Ave, named after the familiar “foodie” street in South Philadelphia. ...

Saving Money in an Expensive Country

Travel is not cheap and I’m almost positive that just about everyone can agree with that statement. It may seem daunting but don’t fret because anyone can be financially responsible and can also have fun. When studying in a group, it is inevitable that you will be studying amongst those of very different economic backgrounds. ...

Last Hurrah in Seoul!

Wow, time sure flies! I can’t believe it’s been 16 weeks and my time as a Hanyang student has come to a close! The last week was spent cramming for finals and finishing up the loose ends of final presentations, so it did not leave for much time for a last minute travel around Seoul. ...