Tag Archives: London

Food in London (Olivia Sievert)

I will sadly be leaving London in less than two weeks, and I cannot wait get home to indulge in American food! I think I may be a little bit too excited to go home to my favorite foods (my parents would … Continue reading

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A Day Without Pumpkin Pie (Luanne Spence)

With the holidays right around the corner and Thanksgiving already over, a little bit of homesickness has stuck flat 14. I must admit that I did cry while talking to my family via Skype while they enjoyed pumpkin pie, turkey, … Continue reading

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Well, It’s About That Time … Unfortunately (Kort Koppmann)

Today I realized how close I am to coming back home to the US and how fast my time here in London has gone. Although its a bittersweet feeling knowing that the end of my time here in England is near, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in London (Nicole Engbretson)

Thanksgiving is clearly not celebrated in London. Here, even before Halloween was completely over, Christmas decorations were beginning to emerge. I know some people at home who would be thrilled – They start singing Christmas carols well before Thanksgiving. Skipping … Continue reading

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Portobello Road (Nicole Engbretson)

I have always loved fresh food and markets: The farmers’ market in Green Bay, Pike Place Market in Seattle, and vendors on city corners. But I have never seen something as magnificent as the market at Portobello Road. Having watched … Continue reading

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Festivals (Danielle Costello)

There is a festival in Hyde Park that recently started called Winter Wonderland. It is the perfect thing to get everyone into the Christmas spirit. It plays Christmas music, has hot chocolate, and even ice skating; but has so much … Continue reading

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Eating in London (Larissa Dallman)

I never thought that I would miss American food as much as I do with a mere 20-some days left of my study abroad experience in London. While the food here is good, and fresh, there are so many differences … Continue reading

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Work in Britain (Olivia Sievert)

The internship program at FIE London was one of the things that drew me in. I knew that having an extra internship on my resume, especially one done abroad, would look so good to future employers. I lucked out and … Continue reading

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Dumbledore Wouldn’t Let This Happen (Keri Hodnik)

Recently there have been numerous protests lining the streets in London – hundreds of kids getting together to cry out against the increase in University fees.  They gathered in such masses that tubes were closed, yielding signs saying things like, … Continue reading

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The UK Workplace (Alex Yurk)

I am currently in my third week of my internship working for Jon Cruddas- Member of Parliament for Dagenham and Rainham.  It has really been an eye opening experience for me in terms of UK politics as well as my … Continue reading

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