Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 2

Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 2

York is an amazing city. It’s not massive, but it is a beautiful northern English town that is always buzzing. I can’t get enough of the cobblestone roads and the cute shops, and I think I could live here forever. It just has personality. I’m learning a lot of things in England, with perhaps the most egregious being that what the English call “lemonade” is basically Sprite. I can forgive that, though, because I’m only here temporarily. The only thing…

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Caitlin Cronin | Cardiff, Wales | Post 1

Caitlin Cronin | Cardiff, Wales | Post 1

Wandering in Wales    Various people have asked if I have culture shock while studying abroad, and I always answer with a resounding no—I was practically British before I even hopped on the plane to Wales. One of the things to which I’ve had to adjust is how different Cardiff University is from Vassar, which really drives home the fact that Vassar is not the real world, but a bubble filled with love and glitter. Cardiff University has ten times as many students as Vassar does. At…

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