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A Day in Windsor and a Royal Wedding

As I'm sure you've noticed by now, I'm a big fan of day trips because you can see quite a bit packed into one day and you're back in time for supper. Somehow we've come to the end of my traipsing across southern England, because it's officially the end of my exchange! I had time… Continue reading A Day in Windsor and a Royal Wedding

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A Day at Blenheim Palace

We've been having gorgeous weather in England this last little while, so I'm trying to make the most of it before heading back to Canada and into working indoors for the summer. One of the things still on my list was Blenheim Palace, so the other day I took a break from studying and spent… Continue reading A Day at Blenheim Palace

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A Weekend in Edinburgh

I finally got back up to Scotland! This time around I had a wonderful weekend with UK Study Tours in Edinburgh and the highlands. I loved everything, but could definitely spend weeks exploring the gorgeous highlands! After an overnight coach ride, we arrived in the Scottish capital and immediately started on a morning walking tour.… Continue reading A Weekend in Edinburgh

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A Week in Italy

One of the many wonderful things about going to university in the UK is the length of time you get for holidays, particularly the month for Christmas and the two weeks for Easter! I took full advantage of the recent break to visit a country I've dreamed about forever and has consistently been at the… Continue reading A Week in Italy

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I’m in Harry Potter heaven!

As any self-respecting bookworm will say, I'm a huge fan of the Harry Potter universe - books, movies, characters, settings, magical-ness, everything! I was understandably rather excited to see Oxford on the list of cities with partner universities that I could choose from for my exchange, because there are loads of places that appear in… Continue reading I’m in Harry Potter heaven!