I can believe I’m almost a month in London. Time goes really fast, but at the same time, I feel I have learned a lot of things. I have to mention that this is my first time living in a big city, so in my occasion, everything is new for me. At the beginning, I was really scared but with time I have become more confident. The only thing that I struggled these past weeks was learning how to move around the Underground (Tube). Back in my home country, the public transportation is really bad, so this the first time I’m using public transportation. Advice that I would give to students that want to study abroad is that never listen to negative comments. People told me that the food in England was terrible and that the people are cold and rude. However, I have a completely different perspective about Londoners. London is an international city, therefore, you can find foods from different cultures and I think the people are polite and well educated. Something I really like about this city is that I’m interacting with people from different places, so I’m able to learn not only from English culture but I also from other cultures around the globe
Changes can be a little challenging, but at the end gained experience is what counts. As I said, London is a big city, so I know I haven’t explored it all, but I can recommend you some nice places I went this month. I loved Camden town because you are able to get street food, live music, bars, and restaurants. I went bar hopping with my friends and it’s was really fun. Camden is great by day or night. I love Middle Eastern food and there are countless places to eat shawarma and gyros!
London has a lot of history. If you want to learn more about how London’s politics were established, take a tour to Parliament which is the building right next to the Big Ben. Also, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London are historical places where you can take tours and learn more about English history. Trafalgar Square is a nice place to go for a walk because there are a lot of things to do around it like the National Gallery. Also, something cool about Trafalgar Square is that it is an in a good location you can go walking to China Town and Westminister.