The Latest from England

Oct 17 11:45am
London

Act I, scene ii: 'O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth..."

by Katie

Greta Thunberg set the world on fire when she began to skip school to draw attention to climate change. In the few weeks since students across the globe held their own school strikes, Extinction Rebellion has taken over London. Extinction Rebellion is an environmental activist group that participates in civil disobedience in order to protest the way our governments have been approaching climate change.

Oct 13 4:29pm
London

From Rain to Shine: A Quick Guide to the Amalfi Coast

by Madison

The Amalfi Coast is a breathtakingly stunning stretch of Mediterranean land along the southern coastline of Italy. The picturesque towns and villages along the coast are what make this a popular tourist destination. I personally can vouch for its charm and undisputable natural beauty. I highly recommend a weekend trip! If you are looking to plan a quick getaway to the Amalfi Coast, then you have come to the right place.

Oct 2 6:15pm
London

Act I, scene i : "The play's the thing..."

by Katie

Hamlet is right! The play is the thing here in London. Between the West End, the Globe, and the Fringe, it can be difficult to know where to go and what to see. Here is a guide for a night out at the theatre at all price points.

Free

Sep 30 5:42am
London

A Place Where The Dumpsters Are Charming: How To Expect The Unexpected

by Madison

Welcome back! It has been quite some time, which is to be expected because it can take some time to settle into a new country. If you missed the last post, here’s a quick update: My name is Madison, I am originally from the Boston area, and I am studying Health Practice & Policy while I’m in London for the fall semester.

Sep 2 11:31am
London

The Cure to Pre-Departure Jitters: London Edition

by Madison

Welcome! Learn a little about me and my experience preparing for London! I discuss some common fears before leaving and what I do to manage that anxiety. I offer five essential tips that will help you prepare for four months abroad.