While studying in England I had the opportunity to visit several other cities abroad: Edinburgh, Scotland Dublin & Galway, Ireland Paris, France London & Bath, England I had a fantastic time in all of these cities, but I definitely have some suggestions in terms of things I wish I would have known before traveling to these … Continue reading Places I Saw (While Studying Abroad) & Suggestions
When studying abroad you discover certain things that you are used to at home no longer exist or apply wherever it is you are studying. I have compiled a “Did & Didn’t” list for those things that I missed and those things that I absolutely didn’t mind living without while abroad. Did: American Prices. The … Continue reading Things I Did & Didn’t Miss (From Home)
Going on a trip with an annoying traveler is bad. Being the annoying traveler is even worse. This blog post is going to help you (hopefully, maybe) not be that person. Ever. Because no one likes that person. No one. Let's start very basic. As basic as it comes. When you travel you should definitely: #1 KNOW … Continue reading Annoying Travelers (and How Not to Be One)
It's been a while since I have continued these blog posts. My apologies. So this is the big one, huh? Everyone is worried about cost. How expensive is it going to be? Is it even affordable? How am I going to be able to pay for this and school? Etc. etc. Yes, studying abroad is costly. Let … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Studying Abroad: Expenses
I started writing this post with the intention of having it be completed in England, but now I'm in Edinburgh, Scotland, and it still hasn't been written, so here I go. A quick update of my life:This coming week is my last week studying at Oxford and I CAN'T LEAVE! WHAT IS THIS NONSENSE?!?! The week … Continue reading Things in England That Are Absolutely Positively Nothing Like America
I would like to start off this post with a pr-story admission of how dumb I am. I know I have said this before, you know, that common sense really isn't my forte. But I thought I would just restate it before I begin; so we're all clear. Not the reddest apple in the barrel … Continue reading London Called, It’s Scarf Season
After having my first full night's sleep since arriving in England yesterday morning, I feel I am finally capable of filling you guys in on all of the crazy things that have occurred! So far England has consisted of tons of fabulous architecture, a lot of walking, and some embarrassing tourist-like actions on my part. Here's a … Continue reading Don’t Be an Embarrassing Tourist!