Tag Archives: England

Churchill’s War Rooms

Although it’s been a good long time since I originally visited the Churchill War Rooms, no better time to write about then than the present, right? The Churchill War Rooms are absolutely incredible.  If it wasn’t for the price of … Continue reading

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Thatcher’s Cultural Impact in Britain: Some Thoughts

Usually, I feel incredibly uncomfortable opining on foreign leaders, particularly foreign leaders who were before my time—if I haven’t lived under them and had their decisions impact my life, anything I can contribute is just academic analysis—worse than academic really, … Continue reading

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British Food—A Basic Breakdown

British food gets a LOT of disrespect from just about everyone—both back in the states and not infrequently here as well.  There’s an old joke about British colonialism being a natural response to the fact that actual British food just … Continue reading

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Jaffa Cakes on Jaffa Cakes on Jaffa Cakes

So, I’ve decided that I should write a bit about highlighting the finer things I encounter in London– the victories, the accomplishments, the triumphs.  This item below most certainly counts: There, sandwiched between the popcorn and the Quality Street, deep … Continue reading

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Pre-Departure Thoughts

*Note– this post was originally written in late December 2012, before I left for London, but due to technical difficulties, I’m just now uploading it.  Enjoy!*   Hello fair readers!  Look at me, giving this “blog” thing all the kids … Continue reading

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As the Summer Comes to a Close

Leaving Oxford this past weekend was bittersweet. Six weeks ago I walked onto the Trinity College campus expecting to get some of my credits out of the way, visit some businesses I probably did not care about and maybe put … Continue reading

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Tea Time for Seven

Tea time has officially become my favorite Oxford pastime. Punting on the Cherwell and the pub crawl (bar hopping in Yankee terminology) organized by our program director were a lot of fun and provided many great stories, but setting out … Continue reading

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Raise Your Hand If You’re a Finance Major

Today marks the end of my fourth week here at Oxford. The program is almost over, but that is not all that this week marks. It was also our last week of business visits. Although the Oxford Program consists of … Continue reading

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Malta, Malta, Malta!

I think my companions and I might be the first Oxford program students to spend their long weekend break in Malta, but after our experience, I doubt we will be the last. For those who don’t know, Malta is a … Continue reading

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Getting Orientated…

“Do you know what gym shoes are?”—A question posed to the class by our Strategic Management professor. The room fell silent as we all looked at each other, completely puzzled. The professor continued to explain himself and eventually we all … Continue reading

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