Tag: Winter2018

The English Countryside: A Tale of Highs and Lows

University groups often send out emails regarding upcoming events. The most common ones are reminders of small events going on in my college or some fun activities going on throughout the school, but this time I got a new one! “Weekend hike through the beautiful hills of Ripley!” I came to England with the desire ...

Meeting the Floor Mates

For those that lived in a dorm, do you remember how nerve racking it was meeting your floor mates for the first time? That feeling of excitedness mixed with terror. You had no idea what was going to happen. How is your roommate going to be? How are your floormates going to react towards me? ...

What is a Ceilidh?

Same. What the heck is a Ceilidh? Story time! About a week and a half ago, at Derwent College, student run, social society called the JCRC (I do not know what that stands for, I tried looking it up but no luck). They sent out a Facebook invite to the event called “Derwent College Burns ...

The City of York: First Impression

In a previous blog, I mentioned that it took me a little too long to get off campus and go explore the city center. As eager as I was to go explore, I was very nervous. Public transport is not something I would necessarily call a “friend” of mine… That, my friends, is another story ...

York Uni: First Impression

If you plan on doing your study abroad at York, DO IT! I have only been here for a little over two weeks now and I have already considered transferring schools. I only joke! They don’t have my major… Anyways, since I have only been here two weeks I wanted to share my first impressions ...

My First “Football” Match

So, me and a group of four Brits head to their favorite pub in the middle of York for some meals and a few drinks to energize us for the excitement of the big game ahead. Well… not “big” I guess. More like… I mean… alright I can’t lie to you, they stink. York City ...