Friendly Adventures

A couple weeks ago, something very special happened – My wonderful friend Kaylee Attwell came to visit for ten days! It was so great to see her, and we had so much fun exploring the city together as I showed her some of my favorite places and shared some of my favorite experiences. It was…

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Camden Market – London

To get some sort of image of the lively hodgepodge that is Camden Market, imagine Hot Topic meets tourist shops, meets fashion, meets Indian market, meets global street food, meets Diagon Alley, and they all came together and had a market baby. And somehow a few additional strands of random DNA made it in as…

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Summer

Summer is finally showing its radiant face here in London, and the parks are teeming with life and showcasing their beauty to their fullest extent. Sunlight turns to diamonds as it falls upon the water, while the trees become a soft symphony as the gentle breeze plays upon their leaves. Flowers of spring have turned…

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London, Deutschland, and the Countryside

Lectures at Queen Mary are officially at an end. April brings Easter break, and exams begin in May. But with only one exam and a fairly short essay to write, the next month brings plenty of opportunity for adventure and exploration. And of this I intend to take full advantage. I got back recently from…

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This is just one of my favorite things…

Time in London seems to fly by. I find it hard to imagine that I have been here for a number of months at this point. This monumental city has actually begun to feel like home. I’ve grown accustomed to the red double-decker buses and the rumbling of the tube underneath my feet, and I…

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A City for Discovery

A couple weeks in to my time here in London, I find myself constantly amazed by this city. More than anything, I have found it in many ways to be a city both of contrast and convergence. It is a place where history exists adjacent contemporary, the greyness of a rainy day is speckled by…

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A World of Wonder

Throughout my life, I have held a thirst for adventure and a love of culture. I think it most likely started as a result of living in the south of France for part of my childhood. My parents brought me up in a way that always encouraged venturing outside of my comfort zone, trying new…

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