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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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!…

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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….

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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…

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“Remember, Remember, the Fifth of November…”

Posted November 6th, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

Last night I experienced my first British holiday! I had never heard of Guy Fawkes Night until we got here, but it is an interesting holiday! The holiday dates back to 1605 when King James I was in power. On November 5, Guy Fawkes, a member of the Gunpowder Plot, assembled a massive amount of explosives sitting right bel0w the…

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Not All Who Wander Are Lost..

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

Well, the semester is officially over halfway over! Is there a better way to celebrate than leaving the UK and enjoying a relaxing week in Italy with one of your closest friends?! NO WAY! So, here’s the tales of our week in Italy! : ) We set off on Friday afternoon, making our way to…

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Dover and Canterbury

Posted October 14th, 2013 by Karlee in London, England

Aaah…what a weekend! It was quite relaxing and low-key, which is nice when you’re surrounded by the hustle and bustle of Central London. On Friday, we went on a little daytrip to Dover and Canterbury! It seems like the weather in London is perfect every day besides the days we have trips planned. Anyways, on…

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