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Summer in the British Isles

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Earn up to 12 credits this summer while island hopping between England, Ireland and Scotland. During this six week program, students experience a summer full of fantastic literature, international studies ...

Summer in the British Isles Featured Journals View All 44 Journal Entries

  • Bank Holiday Weekend

    Travel Journal from United Kingdom York, United Kingdom | Sun May 30, 2010

    This past weekend was Bank Holiday Weekend.  We traveled as a small group and used York as a base of operations.  We stayed at a wonderful B&B called the Warren's Guest House.  The staff was incredibly helpful and attentive; if we had a question the owner especially would stop what he was doing and try to find us an answer as quickly as possible.  On our …

    British Isles 2010

  • The Wars of the Roses

    Travel Journal from England Ormskirk, England | Tue Jun 01, 2010

    The Wars of the Roses were a series of Medieval English civil wars fought between the houses of Lancaster and York.  The red rose represented the House of Lancaster, and the white rose the house of York.  The wars were fought over succession; both houses had a claim to the throne through Edward III.  They eventually ended with Henry Tudor, the Earl of Richmond, as victor.  He became king, and founded the House of …

    British Cultural Identities Journal

  • Ticket!

    Travel Journal from United States Florida, United States | Sun Apr 18, 2010

    I just bought my ticket to Manchester!!! Whoot whoot!

    Summer Abroad in the British Isles

  • My love letter to Belize

    Travel Journal from Belize San Ignacio, Belize | Tue Apr 13, 2010

    † Well Belize, you did it again and stole my heart once more.  There is something about your country that resonates with me – that fills my soul and makes me happy.  This was my third time being back, and I really feel like I got a good grasp on what this country has to offer and was able to dig in deeper to all of the guts and glory that lies …

    My love letter to Belize

  • In attempts to become somewhat less Norwegian, and a little bit more Mexican....

    Travel Journal from Mexico Oaxaca, Mexico | Fri Dec 18, 2009

    ….I have dyed my hair brown and have officially moved to Oaxaca. I’m here. And it is wonderful. Oaxaca is beautiful and is a delight for the senses - I am surrounded by lush mountains, gorgeous flowers that overhang cobblestone streets, barking dogs, brightly colored houses, fabulous music and delicious food. The food here is so good and healthy - it is by far the healthiest …

    In attempts to become somewhat less Norwegian, and a little bit more Mexican....