Cheerio London!

I still can’t believe that my time in London is officially over. This was my favorite semester of college due to my experiences, memories I made, and personal growth. Personally, I was able to learn so much more about different cultures through exploring London and weekend travels with my peers. In London, I learned so…

Permanent Life in London? Sign Me Up

If I had the opportunity to become a full-time resident of London, it would feel like a dream. I would want to live in an old Victorian home in Greenwich which is just on the end of Zone 2. While a little bit outside of the city center, I would like to be in an…

How to Live Your Best Life in London

I can’t believe I only have two and a half weeks left of my program! Time really does fly! With that being said, I think everyone should consider London for a vacation or study abroad program. There is so much culture, diversity, arts, and potential adventures. While there are many amazing things to see, it…

Vivir Mi Vida: Spring Break Edition

A few weeks ago, I went on spring break with six of my friends to Portugal and Spain. I had been looking forward to spring break for a long time, especially after we created a loose itinerary for the trip. By having a list of places we wanted to go as well as pre-booking some…

The Study in Study Abroad

Taking classes in a foreign country is a scary yet rewarding experience. During my first few weeks of classes, I began to notice some key differences between how classes were taught at Pitt versus at CAPA. In addition, I began to realize how different cultures affect teaching styles. First off, only a few of my…

Adventures Across the Pond

I can’t believe that I have almost been in London for six weeks! It honestly feels like so much longer as I am ingrained in the culture already. I have been doing some cool things recently. Despite it being midterms week, and since I’m drowning in work a little, let’s take a look down memory…

Mind the Gap When Leaving the Train

Mind the gap. That is something I hear at least once a day on my commute to class or around the city of London. Since I am only taking classes, I go to CAPA’s main building in Kensington four times a week. At first, I was a little nervous about having to commute during London’s…

A Perspective from Richmond Court

Cheerio! Welcome to my first blog post in London! I arrived to this beautiful city just over two weeks ago. I am living in Richmond Court in a studio with my roommate from Pitt. When I first found out I was living in a studio, I was both sad and excited at the same time….

Hello London: This is Me

Hello! My name is Rachel Wierzbowski and I am a Junior studying Marketing and Supply Chain Management as well as pursuing a Certificate in Leadership and Ethics. I am from Robbinsville, NJ (yes, Central Jersey does exist). My interests include alternative music, finding new coffee shops, yoga, and exploring art museums. Outside of the classroom,…