Christmas time in London

It’s Christmas time again! And here in the UK Christmas basically begins the day after Halloween because there is no Thanksgiving! While I did miss Thanksgiving, I do like how Christmas is basically two months here instead of one. I even got a little tree for our flat! There are decorations all over the city….

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Street Art Everywhere!

(from November) London is a city where new meets old, cultures collide, and aesthetics are diverse. I am always amazed by the different architectures that the city has. Among the city you can see ¬†Gothic, Baroque, Georgian, and Victorian architecture all within the same area. Most of the buildings have kept their architectural facade, even…

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Scotland!

  This past week I went to Scotland…and I was absolutely amazed! Amazed by how beautiful it was, how cold it was, its history, and its people! I went to Edinburgh for a night and stayed in a hotel (which was a new experience), then travelled all the way up to Fort Augustus to see…

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Borough Market

The Borough Market is one of the biggest and most famous markets in Central London. There you can find mostly food items such as fresh produce and street food that’s made right there in front of you. I think I’ve been to the Borough Market almost every week I’ve been here so far BECAUSE IT’S…

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Best of John Williams at Royal Albert Hall

I grew up watching classic movies with my dad – Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, etc. Not only are these movies amazing, but their movie scores (soundtracks) are also amazing! This past week I got to go to see the London Philharmonia Orchestra perform the best of John Williams’ soundtracks at Royal Albert Hall!…

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First Impressions

I’ve been in London a few weeks now and I already feel like I’m at home here. In many ways it hasn’t been hard for me to adjust to living here. I love the city and how there are things going on around you all the time and there are so many places to explore….

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Today is the day!

I’m on my way to the Orlando, but instead of returning to Rollins I will be catching a flight to London! It is crazy to think that instead of heading back to Rollins I will be in the amazing city of London for a whole semester. I feel so privileged and blessed to have this…

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