My masters program gave us five whole weeks off for Christmas so naturally I came straight home to mama to spend the holidays with those I love most! I love London, and it continues to remain my favorite city in the world… to visit. Living here is incredibly fun, and but wow is it expensive! I’ve… Continue reading America the Beautiful
These last few weeks that I was in London were spent wrapping up my semester, battling a horrendous week-long cold, and doing quintessential London things before I returned to the New World. These things included… Winter Wonderland! For those unfamiliar, Winter Wonderland is essentially a Christmas carnival on steroids. I was entirely mentally unprepared the first… Continue reading London To-Dos
Months ago when I was still in Texas, I saw a Groupon for the Warner Bros Studio Tour of Harry Potter here in London, and I impulsively bought it. It was £49 (which y’all already know I brought down to £39 because I found a coupon code), and it didn’t matter that I hadn’t made friends yet… Continue reading A Harry Potter Christmas
Going through immigration at the Dublin airport as I was en-route to see my Irish friends for Thanksgiving was…interesting. I no longer have an active residency card, but I still feel Ireland woven through my veins. The immigration officer asked me a million questions as to what I was doing there as if I didn’t… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
I’d been counting down Netflix’s new series The Crown for months. I proceeded to binge it earlier in the month, and fell in love with the Royal history all over again. Having already visited Hampton Court in 2013, and Buckingham Palace last year, I knew a visit to Windsor Castle, the Queen’s weekend estate, was… Continue reading Windsor Castle
London is HUGE. HUGE. There is always a cultural festival happening, a new restaurant to try, or a new art exhibit to see. I absolutely love the hype, and the anonomynity that comes from weaving through crowds of people on Oxford street… but sometimes it’s nice to get away too! In an effort to become… Continue reading City Detox
I can’t believe that I’ve already been in London for a month! Time is flying here and I’m trying to savor it because I know it’s going to be over in a hot minnit. Here are some life updates: I only have classes two days a week- I’m taking three classes that each meet once a… Continue reading London – the One Month Update