Dear Me In December,

Dear Nicole from the past, You are not going to believe how much London will change you. First of all… YOU ARE IN LONDON. This is such an amazing and unique experience you may never get again! Live up every moment. When the sun is out, please go outside. It doesn’t happen often and only…

Dear Pre-Program Me…

As the semester comes to a close, it is amazing to reflect on how much I have learned over the past few months. I have gained so much insight into studying abroad, living in London, and working as an international marketing intern. If I had the ability to share any information with my pre-program self,…

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…

A Letter to Me

Dear Bryan, I hope you’re doing okay. I know you’ve got to be nervous; after all, landing in a strange country that’s suddenly your home for the next four months is intimidating. It’s going to be nerve-wracking and way outside your comfort zone. Believe me though, it’s all going to be worth it. I’m writing…

The permanent life in London

If I am a full-time resident in London. I would try to live in the center areas in London which should inside Zone 1 which is shown in the underground map. At least it should be inside Zone 2. It will be better if I could live around the Green Park Station or just around…

Thoughts on Being a Full Time Resident of London

Overall, I truly believe that London has been the perfect location to spend my semester abroad. Over the course of the three and a half months that I have been here, I have come to the realization that this would be a city I would very easily be able to live in full time. If…

Looking Ahead

Hello Again! After spending almost 3 months abroad and settling into a routine of work and school it is easy to imagine living here permanently. The quality of life and overall opportunity in this city is unlike anywhere I have ever lived before. There is so much diversity and culture, London would be a wonderful…

A few of my favorite things…

Hello Again! We’re back in London for today’s post. After spending so much time in exploring the city, I finally feel comfortable declaring my ~favorite places. London is a massive, global city, and impossible to tackle fully. It’s so much more than Buckingham Palace and Big Ben, but a collection of eclectic neighborhoods with their…

Must See Sites in London

One of the things that makes London so unique as a tourist destination is its prominent ties to the past intertwined with its progressive and cosmopolitan cityscape. Having spent over three months here, I feel as though I am qualified to recommend destinations in the city that epitomize this unique blend of past, present and…