Tag Archives: London

So, What is There to do on a Weekend in London?

Weekends in London, there is always something to do. Always. Coming up on the home stretch of the school year, it’s normal for students to get super stressed, lock themselves in their rooms, and do nothing but worrying about studying … Continue reading

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Row, Row, Row your Boat, Gently down the Thames

Between classes, and field trips, and family visits, it’s been an insanely busy few weeks, hence the unintended hiatus.  But, in the midst of all of that, I did get to spend one very relaxing day out on the Thames … Continue reading

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Seeing Science for Free in London: The Wellcome Collection

The Science of forensics, medicine made into art, and a massive collection of historical medical equipment. Those are some of the many things happening at my most recent stop of seeing science for free in London: The Wellcome Collection. Conveniently located in West … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Google London Offices

Recently, I got the opportunity through London Universities International Partnership to visit the Google offices in London. We got to check out the coolest working environment I’ve ever seen, and also got to learn a lot about what makes them … Continue reading

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Transport for London: Exploring the Underground

Last Saturday, I got an amazing opportunity to learn all about the history of London’s famous Underground, followed by an exclusive tour of a decommissioned Underground station, and it was an amazing and unforgettable experience! We got to start our … Continue reading

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From London to Sweden: A Train, a Plane, and Two Buses Later

London is said to be the gateway to the rest of Europe, and I couldn’t agree more. With all the travel options going in and out of the city, it’s so easy to book a trip, and it doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Seeing Science for Free in London– Do Penguins Have Knees?

I feel like I say this every other week, but I think I have found my new favorite place in London! As common as it is to constantly discover new places to love here, the Grant Museum of Zoology really … Continue reading

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New Years Day Done London’s Way

New Years in London is quite the celebration! Not only do they go all out at Christmas time with the holiday spirit, but for New Years as well.  The capital’s fireworks display on New Years Eve has been known to … Continue reading

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Christmas Time in London

Christmas break is typically a time one spends with family and loved ones, which is probably why I got so many looks of sympathy when I told everyone I would be spending my whole break here in London. This is … Continue reading

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How Science Has Recently Affected the Royal Family

I’m not ashamed to admit that when it comes to my reading and studying, I tend to stay pretty tunnel vision on science articles and books. I’m also not afraid to admit that, even though I went to a liberal … Continue reading

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