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There are reports of an explosion on the tube network in West London--please avoid the Parson's Green area if you can, it's to the South West of the centre.
Want to see Wales but not sure where to start? Is outdoor adventure your thing? This is a lovely tour company who are super keen to organize something for you--you just need to find a group who are up for it and sign up, then I reckon you can get a pretty nice price. They are sending me a flyer for you so I'll send that out soon... ... See more
From coasteering, to sea kayaking and surfing, we guarantee an adventurous fun filled experience in the Pembrokeshire coast National Park in Wales.
If you're going to spend some time in Britain, it's important you learn to appreciate our biscuits. We're slightly repressed as a people so offering biscuits is our best shot at showing love.
Something you should expect in the UK: lots of people wanting to talk to you about American politics! I mean, LOTS.
And not just fellow students in a seminar situation. The very opinionated guy driving your taxi who really wants to talk no matter how jetlagged you're feeling--you need to be prepared for him too.
Engage if you can. Learning to articulate your values respectfully and seeing things from the perspective of a different culture is what study abroad is all about. But, if anyone dismisses you because of who you are--if you encounter anti-Americanism or other kinds of prejudice--don't stand for it. And let me know, because there's support for you. And speak to other American students--these are charged times and you might need to process with someone who really understands where you're coming from.
Wishing you luck in your new role as spokesperson of all America! ... See more
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