Tag: England

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, ...

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 ...

London Wrap Up

Well, it came and went so quickly. Three months just did not feel like enough time in London. If I could stay for longer I would in a heartbeat, but the Drexel quarter system is waiting for me to come back and do spring term. Studying abroad in London had its ups and downs like ...

Day Trip to Brighton

Although traveling to different countries is always exciting, England has so many places to offer that are only a train ride away. This week I ventured on the hour long journey to Brighton! Brighton is a wonderful city right on the ocean, that even in the chilly spring days was extremely enjoyable. If you’re looking ...

Traveling Alone

Traveling alone. Something I never saw myself doing. And yet while I was away in London I decided to travel to Paris for a weekend alone. I was never against the idea, but always enjoyed the company of other people so I really didn’t think I would like traveling by myself. Boy, was I wrong. ...

Museum of the Week

This week my University was still experiencing strikes, they are now over but it meant one more week without going to a museum for class. I still managed to find one that I enjoyed and wanted to share though! London is known for its world class museums. People usually make their way to South Kensington ...

Boats and Books

Any city wouldn’t be complete without some unique spots covered in local flair. One that I was lucky enough to find this week is called Word on the Water. Now, I have talked a lot about the canal boats that line Regents Canal in this blog, as that canal is right on my campus. But ...