By Margaret Waterman, Staff [email protected]_waterman I am so thankful I chose to study in London. Immersing myself in British culture has been an adventure and I am so grateful to have been able to do so in such a beautiful, historic place. I feel extremely lucky to have been able to call such a lively […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff [email protected]_waterman There is no photo or string of words that can properly depict how beautiful Vatican City truly is. Just one small part of an encompassing country, it’s a destination in and of itself. I’m no Catholic, but St. Peter’s and the surrounding streets are enough to render anyone speechless. The […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff [email protected]_waterman After a sad departure from my internship on Thursday, it was really nice to spend a weekend in London. Even though we live here, it’s hard to feel like we’ve seen all the city has to offer with our full-time jobs. Friday night started off with a bang — after […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman My roommate and I decided to ditch city living for the weekend and to head off to the Irish countryside for a nice visit with her aunt and cousin. However, to get there, we had to do the unimaginable — fly with Ryanair. After hearing horror story after horror […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman When I stepped off the plane at Heathrow Sunday night on our way home from Amsterdam, I breathed a sigh of relief: “We’re home.” This got me thinking, almost at once: is London really home? At what moment does the line between “tourist” and “resident” blur? Is it when […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman As soon as I stepped off the plane at Heathrow Sunday evening, I wanted to be back in Paris. The city of lights is absolutely breathtaking, from the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre to the Pont de l’Archevêché to the Seine. I have visited some amazing places in my […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman On a total whim, my friends and I signed up to go on an “adventure trip.” We found ourselves in Pembrokeshire, middle-of-nowhere Wales hiking, sea kayaking and coasteering around its rocky western coast. I’ve been a big skier for forever and played lots of sports in high school and […]

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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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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman Edinburgh, home to less than 500,000 people, is an absolutely amazing city that I was lucky enough to visit this weekend (and if I can feel that way about a place just after an eight-hour bus ride from hell, you know it’s true). 100 mile-per-hour crosswinds (at least, according to […]

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