Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Sports in Great Britain (Joe Hansen)

Well I can promise to anyone who reads this that this will be one of my most interesting posts, and frankly is a blog that I couldn’t wait to write. I would like all who read this to know that … Continue reading

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Olympic Park in London (Joe Hansen)

One of the highlights of the previous week was my trip to the Olympic Park in Newham. Before I continue about my experience at the Olympic Park, I think it would be appropriate to explain the background of Newham. Newham … Continue reading

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Wait – How Do You Spell That? (Taylor Tencate)

Recently, I began my internship for Action Challenge, a company that plans adventure holidays around the world for other companies, corporations, and individuals in order to raise money for charities.  As a new intern for the company, I have done … Continue reading

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Cheers Mate! (Katie Baumgartner)

Prior to coming to London to study abroad I did not think that I would have any trouble with a language barrier. I soon learned that British English can be a lot different than American English. I recognized this when … Continue reading

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UK Political System (Larissa Dallman)

Could you imagine having a government in the United States being run by members of two different political parties? That is currently how the British Government is working: in the form of a coalition government. The government systems in the … Continue reading

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English Can Be Hard to Understand (Alex Yurk)

One would think coming to the UK, an English speaking country, it would be easy to communicate with the locals.  Well, was I quite wrong.  8 weeks into my study abroad experience, I still have trouble understanding the accent and … Continue reading

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Living in London (Brianna Simkowski)

De Pere, Wisconsin or London, England for a semester?  St. Norbert really is like home, but for 4 months I get to experience living in South Kensington, London which is just a walk away from places like Buckingham Palace and … Continue reading

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London (Joe Hansen)

Well whoever said London and De Pere are very different lied………ok not really. I have been here for three days now and I have been exposed to so much that my brain is having a tough time taking in all … Continue reading

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Grizedale Fresher! (Devan Scherer)

I arrived in England in August for an international summer program with 29 other Americans. It was nice learning my way around campus without 12,000 other students also trying to find their way. Nevertheless, for me my life in England did not … Continue reading

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British Food Is Bad? I Don’t Think So. (Alex Yurk)

Over the last month and a half or so since I have been in London, I have been really exposed to the strong food culture here in England.  I eat most of my food from grocery stores, the most popular … Continue reading

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