Post-trip Reflection

  After re-reading my original post before studying abroad in London, I realize that I have changed my position slightly about the interplay between culture and my sense of identity, but I mostly agree¬† with what I wrote. For instance, I still agree that “the way one experiences another culture largely depends on how open…

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London: Home away from Home

I have grown accustom to London and its many quirks of public transport, crossing streets, and being okay with splurging on hot chocolate every now and then. I’m coming down to the wire in London and I’m doing my best to cross off things on my “Sights to see” list everyday as I am running…

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1 month update in London

It only took a month for me to adjust to the fast-paced life that is distinct to London. Even the streets of New York City don’t compare to the quickness of getting to and from and there is a general understanding of everyone who arrives in London that to not “embrace the pace” means receiving…

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Pre-departure

I am days away from embarking on my study abroad and internship opportunity to London and I have been contemplating how my identity will change throughout my time there. First, I should begin with identifying how my identity can influence my experience of the world; above all the way one experiences another culture largely depends…

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