By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman Thirty hours doesn’t sound like that much, but it ended up being just enough. Barcelona, two hours by plane from where I’m studying in London, is a gorgeous, dynamic city that I was lucky enough to see this weekend. While it was a short trip (we arrived at our hostel […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman After an absolutely amazing week of travel, I’m back home and safe in South Kensington. My friends and I took spring break to the next level by traveling from London to Budapest, Hungary and then making our way over to Lisbon, Portugal. From there, we jetted on home and back […]

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Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman Between learning to pour the perfect pint of Guinness, embarking on a hilarious journey with new Irish friends and having a spiritual encounter with a particularly delicious burrito, I had a fantastic time exploring Dublin and Galway this week. When my professor canceled my Thursday class, my roommate and I decided […]

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Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman A week into my semester abroad, I still feel like it’s not really real yet. I’ve been to Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Big Ben, Parliament, pubs (so many pubs) and clubs. I took a boat cruise down the Thames and even visited “Platform Nine and ¾.” Everything is gorgeous and so […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski I’ll be home in less than a month. Just as this city has started to really get in under my skin in the best ways, it’s going to be over. It’s made even worse by the realization that I’ve only got one weekend left in London. I suppose it’s […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski It has always taken me a little while to feel settled. It took a couple months for that to happen when I came out to Boston from my suburban Minnesota hometown. I still remember the moment too – it was the first time I went for a run on […]

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By Amira Francis (@Mircatfrancis), Staff Writer We hear horror stories each year about students studying abroad. Whether you’re leaving home sweet home to pursue studies or just to get a taste of the world, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind when learning how to survive in an unfamiliar place. […]

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