It’s A Wrap

by Malaika Allen I’m back home now, but this study abroad was my first real experience outside of the country. I’ve been to Canada a couple times, but that’s so much like the United States I don’t even have to switch my currency over. Over the past five weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to experience…

The Final Day

by Malaika Allen After five weeks of backpacking across the United Kingdom with some interesting characters we have finally reached the end. We started our day with a speaker in a coffee shop. He works on film distribution, which was fairly interesting to hear about. We migrated our way over to the Tower of London….

A Trip to Cambridge

by Malaika Allen Today was a fairly short day. We got up early to hop on a train to take us to Cambridge University. I did learn something today that I never actually thought about before. Cambridge University is actually made up of multiple smaller colleges. I never thought about it, but that’s how ours…

Class 2x

by Malaika Allen Today was a class day. We spent our day inside the Accent house where we had two different speakers. We started with Nadeem, who is a freelance journalist. He has been in the business for about twelve years and talked a lot about the newspapers and where they are headed. As many…

It was a long day…

by Malaika Allen Today has been a particularly long, hot, and tiring day. We started with a trip to Hyde Park (yes, again). Instead of wondering around with no goal in mind and taking in all the beauty of the nature, animals, and people enjoying their day we had a mission. Our first stop was…

“Harry — yer a wizard” -Hagrid

by Malaika Allen Today has been one of my favorite days so far! We got to go on the Warner Brothers Studio Tour ‘The Making of Harry Potter‘. This tour was definitely worth the wait, there was so much to see and only so much time in a day to see it all. During different…

Through the Centuries

by Malaika Allen Throughout this trip we have seen some pretty interesting things. One of the most interesting has been the architecture and the amount of detail shown in every city we have been to. Since these cities are a lot older than those in the United States, they have a wider variety of ages…