Insights From My First Two Weeks in England

I've been in Leeds for thirteen days now, and all I can say is wow -- INFORMATION OVERLOAD!

I thought I had a decent idea of all the things I'd have to adjust to when I arrived, but I've been amazed at how many small differences have taken me aback (like, in what context do I use "cheers?" thanks? excuse me? goodbye? You tell me, I've heard it used as all three).

Keep reading to find out what has surprised me and what I've struggled with so far. Also stick around to the end for a picture dump from a day out and about Leeds. Read More...

Don’t Put Off These Four Study Abroad Preparations

Please, please, for the love of all things traveling -- if you ever decide to study abroad, start your pre-departure preparations as early as possible.

As I'm now ten days from flying out to England, you'd think I'd be putting the finishing touches on everything. However, I can confidently tell you that I am nowhere near ready to leave.

Looking back on the last three months, here are four things that I wish I would've gotten settled earlier -- and my tips on how to avoid my mistakes yourself.

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