Forget homesickness, I’ll take days like Saturday every day forever and ever.

Saturday was the type of day that I could relive every day and not get tired of. It was sunny and almost warm enough to not need a jacket, so Abigail, Kailee, Lindsey, Anja, Austin, Brooklyn, and I decided to head to the park and enjoy the beautiful day. We tried to get Santander bikes … Continue reading Forget homesickness, I’ll take days like Saturday every day forever and ever.

Check visiting Willy off the English Major bucket list.

We went to Stratford-upon-Avon! As an English major, I've been looking forward to this day trip since we got to England. It was weird walking the streets Shakespeare walked- for some reason this trip it was harder to picture it back in Shakespeare's day. I mean, I've read and watched so much Shakespeare, and literally … Continue reading Check visiting Willy off the English Major bucket list.

The last of Switzerland! And oh how I love London in bloom.

The Bern temple makes the 7th temple I've been able to go inside since receiving my endowments. It was awesome! Our session was in Italian, so we got to use the headsets, which was really fun. Also, apparently the Bern temple was the first temple in Europe, and the first multilingual temple the Church built. … Continue reading The last of Switzerland! And oh how I love London in bloom.

Switzerland day 3, in which I decide I actually do really want to live here.

My favorite thing about studying abroad is how small it has made the world. As I walked around the Lake District, I thought of North Carolina and summers spent at Lake Santeetlah with my family. As I biked around Lake Geneva with the Alps rising up into the clouds around me, I thought of Provo … Continue reading Switzerland day 3, in which I decide I actually do really want to live here.

Switzerland day 2, in which I eat nothing but bread and cheese and chocolate.

Day two in Switzerland just solidified the fact that I loved this country. We went to Gruyere and walked around the castle and the village, taking all the pictures because it's just the cutest little town and has the most amazing views. I'm not kidding when I say that all I ate this day was … Continue reading Switzerland day 2, in which I eat nothing but bread and cheese and chocolate.