Spring Break Sightseeing

Yesterday was Allegheny’s graduation (congrats class of 2014!) but at LSE, I am just starting exams. I actually have just recently returned to London after a 5 week spring break. I spent roughly 4 of those weeks back in the US spending time with family and friends, but I was able to explore a bit

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Sharing London

Meadville, and Allegheny College, is full of beauty. I often miss the rolling hills, brick road paths and especially the trees in autumn when campus is ablaze in brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows. London, however, has a beauty of its own. While substantially more urban, it possesses much of the historical charm found at Allegheny.

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A Gator in London: Daily Snapshot

I am pleased to announce that after roughly 7 months of life in London, I have settled into a pleasant routine and life here. In the beginning of the year I made a conscious choice to forgo weekend trips in favor of living day-to-day life in London. I felt the experience of actually living in

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A Poetic Pursuit

Hello blog readers! I am truly sorry for my hiatus from posting new blog content over these past couple months. I enjoyed a lovely winter break and holiday, though this was unfortunately not spent writing new posts. To make up for my absence, however, I have a new form of blog entry for you this

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London Weekend Guide

Recently a friend from high school, who’s currently studying in Denmark, came to visit me in London for a weekend! His visit inspired me to create a guide on ‘what to do for a weekend in London’. With such a limited time, you want to make the most of all this city has to offer!

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Wales Weekend

After nearly 3 weeks of living in London, I had the chance to venture outside the country to another part of the UK: Wales! The trip was brief, departing at 7 AM Saturday morning and returning around 7 PM Sunday night. Despite the limited time, Wales is quite close to England so it only took

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Loving London

I’ve officially made it to London and have been living here since September 29th! So much has happened in such a short time, I am fully moved into my flat, lectures started October 7th, and I have completed many of the administrative tasks necessary for being abroad (such as acquiring an Oyster card to ride

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Final Four

Only four days stand between me and my year abroad in London! Things are falling into place nicely, I already have three weekend trips booked and scheduled a few days for my friend from home to visit me (he’s studying abroad in Denmark). LSE organizes trips especially for General Course students. This makes traveling in

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Going Away Soiree

With a mere month between me and London, many preparations are in the works. I booked plane tickets, successfully acquired my Visa (easier said than done), and have been slowly gathering a stockpile of things to pack. However, one major last ‘to-do’ before my year abroad was to gather friends and family for a going

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Learning in London

This post is dedicated to LSE, the school at which I will be studying next year. The London School of Economics and Political Science, more commonly referred to as LSE or London School of Economics, hosts  around 9,000 undergraduate and post graduate students (that’s over 4 times the size of Allegheny!). As suggested by its

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