Dublin

I went to Dublin over the weekend. It was my first time in Ireland so I wasn’t too sure what to expect. My first thought of Dublin was that the layout of the city was very similar to that of Boston’s. I was able to see the original structure and traditions from which my hometown…

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Queen Mary Blog #6 Reading week

Queen Mary University holds a reading week once every semester. During this week, there were no classes which gave me an opportunity to travel. I went to Amsterdam, Netherlands. The first thing I noticed in Amsterdam was the architecture. The main train station in Amsterdam was grandiose like a museum. It seemed as though most…

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Queen Mary Blog #5

One of the most interesting areas in London is Shoreditch. It is a thirty minute walk from my campus. I enjoy going there because it is very different from the usual places that people are accustomed to in London. Shoreditch is a trendy area with a unique style and atmosphere. It is in the north of…

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Queen Mary Blog #4

Last weekend I visited the Tate Modern. My appreciation for art has definitely grown over the last several years. The Tate Modern holds modern and contemporary artwork from all over the world.  My favorite exhibition was “The World goes Pop”. The vibrant colors really stood out and the gallery was able to show how artists…

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Queen Mary Blog #3

Traveling around London has been exciting. I have been able to visit various landmarks and sporting events. One of the first places that I visited was Oxford st. It was very busy and reminded me of New York’s fifth Avenue because of all the stores and tourists. Near by I visited Chinatown and witnessed a…

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Queen Mary Blog# 2

It has been three weeks since I’ve started classes at Queen Mary. The structure of the classes is much different than that off Rollins. For each class, there is a lecture and a seminar each week. All the students attend the lectures together. This has been my first experience going to such a big lecture…

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Queen Mary University Blog #1

In a couple of weeks I will be heading to London to study at Queen Mary University. I am very excited to start this new chapter in my life. I have never been to London but have heard many great things about the city. One of the reasons that I chose to study in London…

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