Cheers England!

As my last week in Lancaster was approaching, I was expecting a full week of hard goodbyes and tons of end of term work. But on my last weekend, a massive storm hit the northwest coast of England leaving the town and the university without power. Despite the storm and no power, I had a…

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The Importance of Shakespeare

These past couple of weeks have been crazy! I have traveled to the Lake District, Manchester, Bath, and back to London. But now that school is coming to close, the workload is picking up… exponentially. While I have been here, I have become good friends with a Shakespeare fanatic-Michaela. She has introduced me to a…

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Halfway Through Fall Term!

So this week is the 5th week in the 10 week fall term and I can’t believe how time is just going. I have done so much since I arrived and I there are so many more adventures to come! Most recently, I’ve gone back to London and to Manchester. While both are some of…

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Another Weekend in London

So my term at Lancaster has officially begun. Classes are different here and it will take sometime to adjust, but overall, I like it. Just within the first week I was able to notice the difference between the two education systems. I have come to realize that the political science classes in America focus extensively…

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Coming back to Lancaster

What an experience the past couple of weeks have been! I have traveled around Europe and have been to some of the most incredible places in the world. As a very inexperienced traveler, what astonished me most was the fact that each country had is own distinct culture yet was so geographically close. While you…

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Europe, here I come!

My first class is over! Tomorrow, I will leave for a backpacking tour around Europe with one of the girls I met here. We are starting our adventure in London. Then we are off to Basel, Budapest, Krakow, Amsterdam, and finally Liverpool. These next two weeks have been incredibly difficult to plan, but with the…

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Walk on the Left Side!

So I have officially been in England for two full weeks. While people tell you that studying abroad goes by so quickly I had no idea how fast the time flies. It feels like I arrived in Manchester only a couple of days ago. England feels similar to the US in many ways but with…

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Getting Settled

I have now spent almost a whole week in Lancaster and it is absolutely beautiful! When I applied to the Lancaster program I was not exactly sure what I was getting myself into, but I can say that it is not what I imagined. We are situated in the Northwest of England very close to…

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My Last Day in the Haven

At this very moment, I have t-minus 11 hours until I leave Florida for Lancaster University, and as I sit here writing my first entry I am full of mixed emotions. My summer is ending. I have finished an amazing research opportunity and I have also come back from teaching at a summer camp. But…

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