Exchange, Travel

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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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!

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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