England

5 Unique Ways to Road Trip Around the UK

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Who doesn’t relish a road trip? And what better place to explore via car than by traversing the UK? While many travelers enjoy taking the train (or flying, if you’re heading up north to Scotland), road tripping the UK is a bucket list experience – one that you’ll utterly adore (and, perhaps, do again and again). 

But don’t settle for a regular road trip – craft your own itinerary to align with your passions and priorities. Here are some suggestions:

Studying Abroad in London: A Quick Look Around The Cotswolds

by Heather Robinette / Oct 10, 2017 /
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Thanks for checking out the next blog in my series on traveling outside of London during your time abroad! If you didn’t get a chance to start at the beginning, make sure you read my first post here.

Falling in Love with the Lake District

by Janice Waugh / Jul 26, 2017 /
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The Lake District has a romantic past. William Wordsworth and the Lake Poets drew attention to this special area in the northwest corner of England...

Top Ten Cool Things to Do in the UK

by Lexa Pennington / Dec 30, 2016 /
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If you’re like me, a trip to the UK is more than welcome at any time. I love the new, organic food trends and high tea.

#StudyAbroadBecause... It Changes The Way You See Everything

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Maggie Burr is a DPhil candidate in Classical Archaeology at Oxford, where she spends her time trying to understand what ancient farmers did, and why. She grew up in Lexington, MA, Austin, TX, and Beverly, MA. 

Best Museums in London and Beyond

by Heather Robinette / Sep 18, 2015 /
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London has many museums, but not all of them cost to visit. I visited some free museums and some that charged to visit. Most museums were only a few pounds, but a few, such as Buckingham Palace, cost quite a bit more, but were worth the money to see. I’ve put together some information about the museums I visited, including a short description, where they are located, and if there is a cost for the museum ($=cost a fee, Free=no charge).

The Complete Guide to the Changing of the Guard

by Heather Robinette / May 15, 2015 /
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Everything you need to know about the changing of the guard in London while studying abroad. 

Relax! How to take a Spa Holiday in England

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Heading to the UK and not sure you want to hit the main tourist spots? I don't blame you. While I love seeing them, there's something about doing other things - whether it is getting off the beaten path, following your passion (ghosts? beaches? food?), or relaxing. And while your family is discovering Victorian train stations in the Dales, or tromping around castles, you can discover your own spa holiday with Yorkshire spa breaks.

UK Experiences: 5 of the Best

by Lexa Pennington / Mar 31, 2015 /
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The UK is a surprisingly diverse place considering its relatively small size, and that means that it can be hard to choose the best things to see and do if you only have a short time. Below are 5 of our favourite things to do which should top your list if you plan on visiting this beautiful land.