Museums: As much as you wanna see ‘em.

Posted October 3rd, 2014 by Liz in London, England

For those of you who know I’m an avid fan of museums and planning on working in the field someday, you should have seen this coming! So here it is: the low-down on London’s brilliant museums. You simply can’t see London without seeing a couple of London’s many museums. From young to old, history nerds…

Read more...


Parks Aplenty

Posted September 17th, 2014 by Liz in London, England

Wow! It’s almost impossible to believe we’ve been in London for almost two and a half weeks! Everything’s been incredible so far, including, surprisingly, the weather. It’s been absolutely beautiful, mostly sunny and a solid 21 degrees Celsius (that’s 70 degrees for those of you back home). So much for dreary, rainy London days, although…

Read more...


Meet Liz!

Posted September 3rd, 2014 by Liz in London, England

Hey, I’m Liz! Born and raised in Le Mars, Iowa (otherwise known as the Ice Cream Capitol of the World!), I’m currently attending Central College and majoring in History and English. This will be my first time abroad and I couldn’t be more excited to share my experiences and discoveries. I’ve always loved European culture…

Read more...


Operation Three Countries in One Week

Posted December 16th, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

Well, as unfortunate as it is, my time abroad is quickly winding down. I realized that when I booked my trip to Barcelona (which was AMAZING), that I would be in three countries in one week; Spain, England, and then the US. Crazy, right?! I thought so. I’m sure I’ll be in weather shock when…

Read more...


Studying Abroad in London

Posted December 16th, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

Here’s a little synopsis of what you can expect when you study abroad in London. 1. Housing Accomodation: We live in a building for students, called Woburn Place or UNITE. The building houses students from around the world, and it’s a good place to meet people outside of the program. Our rooms are in the basement, or…

Read more...


Good Morning, Queen…

Posted December 9th, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

Another week has flown by, and it would be worth sharing the highlights from the week I’ve had! Tuesday night, we went to a football (soccer) game! Who would think that on December 3rd I would be sitting outside watching a game…not me! It was a fun night spent with everyone in the program cheering…

Read more...


Reflections

Posted December 3rd, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

As I’m sitting here, the sound of country music coming through my speakers and the faint noise from the keys below my fingers, I find myself reflecting on the past few months and wonder about how I’ve changed and how I’ll spend my last few weeks in this magical city. It’s amazing, really, how fast…

Read more...


One Step Closer…

Posted November 25th, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

With every passing week in London, it brings me one week closer to home. As much as I’m loving my experience, I’m getting so excited to see my family and friends back home. Reality is setting in, as I’ll only be in London one weekend out of the three I have left in the UK!…

Read more...


Christmas in Londontown

Posted November 12th, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year!!!! There’s only 44 days left until Christmas, and I will shamelessly admit that I have been listening to Christmas music since Halloween. Since they don’t celebrate Thanksgiving here it’s acceptable, right? Well, I don’t even care! The holidays have hit London within the past few weeks….

Read more...


Greenwich

Posted November 12th, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

Who would have guessed that a day trip would take me to the other half of the world? I was talking to my parents about this, and I thought it was SO COOL that I was going to the western hemisphere, when my dad ever-so-kindly reminded me that I’ve already been there (Italy). Talk about…

Read more...


Page 1 of 1012345...10...Last »