The Brighton One

Brighton is located in the South of England, in East Sussex. It is home the the Brighton Marina, Royal Pavilion, Palace Pier, and museums and arts galleries. Although the town is known for nightlife, art community, shopping, and festivals, we couldn’t pull ourselves away from the pier that day! Brighton Palace Pier opened in 1899 and […]

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The One In Buckingham Palace

Yep…you read the one right…in…not at…not near…in…I, Kerry Elizabeth Hayes, was IN Buckingham Palace. I, of course, was not at all shocked to be inside; I had assumed that Queen Elizabeth II (Lizzie, as I now call her, as we are very close friends…) would have invited me over eventually, and I was honestly a […]

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The Swiss One

Everyone knows that one joke I tell about how it seems that everyone has just about every nationality possible in his or her family tree. “Oh yeah, I’m 10% Irish, 15% Cherokee Indian, 4% Slovak, 30% Polish, 9% English, 15% Hungarian, 10% Greek, 5% Italian, and 2% Milk!” You all know the people, and you […]

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Studying Abroad… While Studying Abroad

I never anticipated that while studying abroad in Chile, I would have ample opportunities to travel internationally.  However, to my surprise, I did!  As a result, I decided to take advantage of those opportunities.  I realized that traveling to different countries neighboring Chile was a really great way to compare cultures and more fully both […]

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On Holiday

April 19th, was Census Day here in Chile.  The census occurs every four years and is carried out by individual census volunteers going to every home in the country and having the residents living in those homes fill out different documents.  Consequently, everything shuts down on that day, including schools and universities.  As a result, a few friends and […]

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Reminiscing About Spring Break

After having completed my two week spring break around Europe, I have come back into reality after discovering that dreams can come true. For my spring break, I traveled to London and Paris, two cities I have wanted to visit since I was young. I have always dreamed of traveling to Paris and tasting different […]

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The One Where I Went To Scotland

Living in London is a lot like living in any other city: it’s loud, it’s a little dirty, it’s cold a lot of the time, it’s crowded, it’s amazing. I love London, and I love living in the city, but after about four months, my cabin fever had started to get the best of me. […]

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