Hello to all my True Bruin followers! I apologize for leaving you all on read for this past month or two. I have no excuse for my unexpected and unannounced hiatus, but I am back at it. I appreciate my followers for checking in with me and seeing why I haven’t posted. Get ready for […]Read More Hiatus is OVER! Look for these Upcoming Posts!
Despite not ever touching foot in Rome, the saying “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” still applies. Another way to put that saying is in the form “go with the flow”. During my study abroad, I took advantage of the affordable travel to other European countries. During my eight weeks here, I traveled […]Read More When in Rome… Or the U.K. (pics to come!)
You will get an update soon I promise! Just relaxing a bit before I go back to the States!Read More Update
While abroad, I have noticed a trend. Whenever I go to a country or city, there just so happens to be a big festival or celebration going on. Here is a list of them so far with links! Paris, France: Bastille Day Also known as, French National Day. A day dedicated to the day the […]Read More Just My Luck
While in France, I had some mishaps that could only be defined as French Foolery. Some of these came about because of a language barrier, ignorance, and just mistakes. Below are a few instances of my French Foolery. Croque Monsieur… sans fromage??? Depicted below is a croque monsieur, a traditional quick French dish originating in […]Read More French Foolery
So the Brits have chocolate bars that are unknown to the citizens of the United States. Below are the chocolate bars I have tried along with what I think about them. Crunchie One thing you will notice is that British chocolate bars are named after the properties of the chocolate. If you can infer the […]Read More British Chocolate Bars
Classes The beginning of my second week here began the crunch time for the first midterm. Everyone was preparing in any way they could in order to get ready for this accelerated physics midterm. The midterm was to cover topics of kinematics, Newton’s laws, and other properties fundamental to physics before moving on to the […]Read More Midterm? London?? HOSTEL???
Upon entering the UK for the first time, I didn’t know what to expect. My journey started as soon as I went to a coffee shop in London Heathrow Airport and they asked if my drink was “for here or take away”. I had to assume that “take away” meant “take out” or “to-go” so […]Read More Sussex Summer School Pt. 1
So there are a few things that our British counterparts do and have that would be weird to us and vice versa. For this post, I will post some instances where the British life shocked me. My RA: “Yeah I’m going to karaoke later tonight if you want to get a drink with me” If […]Read More Life as a Brit: Culture Shock
Today is a big day for me. I will be departing on my first international flight to the UK to study physics abroad for 2 months through UC Education Abroad Program. I was told about the program through my counselor during Freshman Summer Program two summers ago. I said I would do it then […]Read More Operation: Send Noah to England is a GO!