Random Musings of a Study Abroad Student. Part Two.

I am finding plenty of time to be a tourist in London. Here are some of my recent adventures!

Changing of the Cavalry Guard and Buckingham Palace

The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace is a spectacular affair to say the least. So much fanfare, and every single day! The horses on guard out the front have been known to kick and bite tourists trying to capture the ultimate photo (or at least that’s what the signs say). I survived a photo with the horses without incident, much to my relief.

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Settling in, Inductions and New Friends!

My study abroad journey continues…

New Friends

me and house matesOur new flat mates arrived on Saturday and we were excited to see who would be joining us! To welcome everyone, I posted a letter on the door outlining my belief that if we sat down as a flat together to have dinner now and then it would help create a nice home-away-from-home environment and help us build a small network of friends that will no doubt grow over the term, cut food costs and allow us indulge in some nice meals thanks to my passion for cooking! And so we sat down for our first dinner on Monday night. Two of my new housemates were eager to learn how to cook, so I was able to relax with a glass of wine and instruct them from a distance…that’s what it feels like to be a boss! Continue reading Settling in, Inductions and New Friends!

Study Abroad London – My First Week

What a flight it was, from 35 degree temperatures, bright sunshine and warmth to arrive in London to two degree temperatures, cold crisp air and cloudy skies. But what London lacks in temperature it makes for up in size and beauty. The perfect place to begin my new study abroad adventure at London Southbank University! I will be completing subjects in politics, policy writing, environmental sustainability and an internship all of which contribute to my degree in Public Health.

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