Tag: summer in london

Don’t be a Tourist, be an Explorer.

Once you have made your study schedule, plan out your explorations. If it’s your first time and you wish to do the tourists activities, go for it! Once you have them all covered, really explore the city like a local! One of best things I did was go on an afternoon tea. It was part ...

Mind the Gap!

Here are some tips about the underground and everything else you need to know about getting around in London as well as three of my favorite markets in the city! They are a must go! FIE provides students with an oyster card and the rides are free. I didn’t know this in the beginning and ...

A Final Goodbye

And so, I begin my final post with a quote; “Courage is grace under pressure.” -Ernest Hemingway. My last day in London was spent exploring the final bits I had wanted to see. As I try to stuff all of my souvenirs into a broken suitcase, it hits me: I just finished two months of ...

Battle of the Dual-City Program

As I come to the end of my study abroad experience, I would just like to reflect on the experiences I’ve had over the past two months. I cannot believe I survived two months in two different countries! This experience has been incredible and I can’t thank my parents enough for making this possible. Madrid ...

British Food Culture

“Cupcakes are muffins that believed in miracles” -anonymous I have to talk about the food here in London mostly because that’s really the only thing I paid attention to and I took a course dedicated entirely to British food so I feel like I should share the wealth of knowledge. So the dorms are located ...

It’s Always Tea Time

“Would you like an adventure now or shall we have tea first?” -Lewis Carrol, Alice in Wonderland As I previously mentioned in another post, I LOVE TEA. I am not a coffee person whatsoever so tea is the only thing that will get me up in the morning and keep me sane throughout the day. ...

This Little Piggy Went to Market

Sundays may be for the boys but they’re also for the markets! There’s always a market ready for exploring in London. And the best part? Most of them are open during the week. I’ve visited some really great markets here that are worth exploring. Borough Market The first market we went to is the Borough ...