In just 6 days, I’m leaving London and heading back to Texas. It’s pretty surreal how fast this semester passed. Studying abroad with FIE has been such an amazing and rewarding experience that I will never forget. Coming to London allowed me to travel more than I ever have. During the semester, I went to … More Reflections on my Semester Abroad
Dan Marotz Hockey player | Non-traditional student (24+ years old) | White | Gaming nerd Welcome back to this week’s blog post! Today, you will meet Dan Marotz, a Senior at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University studying Global Business. He is from Chicago, Illinois, and played junior hockey for three years … More Students of FIE: Dan Marotz
One of the biggest mistakes you can make while studying abroad in London is neglecting the wonderful country you are in! With flights out of the country being so cheap, it’s easy to get carried away and book numerous trips. And while that is a great option (I have my fair share of trips planned … More Don’t Forget About the UK!
After a long day of traveling, we landed in Amman late at night and commuted to our hotel. The following morning we had our first of many traditional Jordanian breakfasts including bread, hummus, eggplant, and (as a surprise to me) pasta. We had an information session with AMIDEAST staff and it was time for the … More Amman – Conflict & The Struggle for Peace
Following a long day of classes on Monday with Professor Arthur preparing us for Northern Ireland we said our goodbye’s to Dublin and our wonderful Student Life Assistant Sarah. Early the next morning we made our way to Derry/Londonderry for a full day of tours and experiential learning with our other assistant Ruby. We first … More Northern Ireland – Conflict & The Struggle for Peace
I have had a great first week in Ireland as a part of the Conflict and Struggle for Peace Program in Ireland and Jordan. I was lucky enough to travel the week prior to the program with my family around the west and southern coastlines which are absolutely stunning. Upon check-in at our residence, I … More Dublin – Conflict & The Struggle for Peace
Now, ever since my arrival to London, I’ve gone out an about within the city and ventured into modern depictions of art, museums, and buildings. Yet, I wanted to go and see places that people wouldn’t really think of. So, I headed out to Basildon park in search of the aristocratic home that was filmed … More Aristocratic Homes and Tea Time
Well to start off, my title makes it sound like I am about to give the Borough Market a bad review yet, that is not the case. As you can see, I went to the Borough Market with a couple of my friends and I can 100% affirm that it was a great experience. I … More Bye-Bye Oyster, Hello Borough Market
Studying abroad in London was the first time I left the United States alone. I was the first in the family to study abroad. Therefore, I had no expectations and left the States with an open mind. I felt nervous, yet excited on the plane ride to London. It has always been my dream to … More 10 countries and 16 cities later!
The Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London is a must see for all Harry Potter fans. I was not as obsessed with the series compared to some of the people on the trip, but it was still worth the visit. You can go through the tour at your own pace. It was very interactive, fun, … More Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London