Exchange, Travel

A Day in Wales

Yes you read that correctly - the last day trip was to Wales! Anyone who lives in the UK or Europe won't be amazed by this, but little old me from massive Canada finds being able to pop over to another country for the day incredible. We started out by driving through the countryside to… Continue reading A Day in Wales

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A Day at Stonehenge and Winchester

My most British trip yet! I'd say that Stonehenge is the quintessential English landmark and Winchester was the old English capital, plus home to the oldest school in the country and also Jane Austen. We arrived at the visitor's centre at Stonehenge and then, equipped with audio-guides, were shuttled out to the stone circle. It's… Continue reading A Day at Stonehenge and Winchester

Exchange, Travel

A Day in the Cotswolds & Stratford

One of the many great things about being an international student is that the university organizes a whole bunch of day trips to places around England for a lot cheaper than I would be able to plan. So of course I'm going to take advantage of every single one! You may have seen in my… Continue reading A Day in the Cotswolds & Stratford

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A Canadian in Oxford: The Two-Week Exchange Update

Greetings from Oxford! I arrived in the UK in one exhausted piece, after a delayed flight and over an hour in line at Heathrow's passport control, and managed to get myself to my new home without mishap! And somehow I've now been here for two weeks already, it's officially fall, and almost October... I'm not… Continue reading A Canadian in Oxford: The Two-Week Exchange Update