Trip to Hampton Court Palace

Last Friday, 24th March, we headed west out of London for a day trip to Hampton Court Palace. Upon arrival, we were greeted with biting winds and freezing temperatures, but luckily our amazing tour guide Sandy had us quickly forgetting the cold once she started telling us about the rich history of the palace. And,…

It Takes Some Getting Used To: CA in the UK

So, you’re studying abroad in England. You’re here, you’ve done it! You’ve left California behind, you’ve started classes at your host university, and you’re adjusting to life in the UK. It’s a lot to handle – after all, it’s a huge transition! Though we may both speak English, it can feel like British people are…

Valentine’s Day in the UK

It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air! Whether you’re by yourself, with friends, or a special someone, here are some of the most romantic locations throughout the United Kingdom, as shown in our favourite romance films. Perhaps you might even visit a couple of these places while you’re here studying abroad and relive some of…