Lavender Fields

On Monday I went with a group of friends to visit Mayfield Lavender Field in London! Location: Even though it’s still in London, the closest train station to Mayfield isΒ West Croydon, over an hour and a half away from where I live on the other side of London. After reaching the West Croydon overground station,…

Wimbledon

My day at Wimbledon was certainly an experience I’m not likely to forget any time soon! Decorations have popped up all over London, and it’s pretty much all anyone is talking about! My roommate Ari invited me to go with him, and since tickets can be quite expensive, we decided to try our luck in…

Mewsing About London

I love exploring different parts of London any chance I get. Lately, I have been obsessed with London’s Mews. The term “mews” is a British word used to describe a row of stables, typically with carriage houses on the bottom with living spaces up top. Β Historically, mews tended to have been built around or behind…

Mewsing Around London, Part II

There were wayyyy too many mews to fit in one post, so to avoid overwhelming you with colorful houses, flowers, and overall prettiness fit for a magazine cover, I broke it up into two parts. To catch up on Part I, clickΒ here. So, continuing on with my wanderings aroundΒ London, here is Part II of London’s…

Patriotic London

Being an American, I’m used to a certain level of public patriotism, especially during the summertime. I’m used to seeing American flags waving in the wind, posters and banners placed all around town, and red, white, and blue EVERYWHERE. Our love of patriotic things becomes even more intense during the month of July. Every July,…

Queen’s Garden Party

Sometimes, walking up to a stranger and introducing yourself leads to good things. On the first day of orientation way back in September, I did just that, and it has led to some pretty epic adventures. This adventure is all thanks to my friend Steph, who was kind enough to ask me to be her…