Study Abroad

How to Travel

There are hoards of travel blogs out there. They're good. Go check them out. But if you're traveling alone with a group of people you've never met before. Here's a few tips. 1. Get introspective.…


Studying Abroad as a Non-Traditional Student

Sometimes I have to remind myself that I am a non-traditional student. I'm very lucky with a lot of privilege despite being non-traditional. I have a partner who works a full-time job and tries to…


Study Abroad - The Last Few Days

I'm back in the states now. I'm away from this huge hoard of people And much closer to the man of my dreams. Sometimes we thought we'd barely make it out alive. Sometimes I thought I would never…


Being Here for the Olympics

Means we get to see little things every now and then for the Olympics. This time it was the torch running through the town of Grantham. People lined the streets. There was a parade before hand it…


Traveling

My favorite parts of traveling thus far is all the different cups of coffee I've had and all the great sweets. This one is by far my favorite. That is called a Lady Victoria sandwich. Cake Jelly…


Wordless Wednesday

-Tomato Can't Take Selfies


Ever Wonder Who I'm Traveling With?

Let's look at this cast of characters: There's Ryan: The eat with a pen because so hungry and no utensils. Duck feeding awesome guy. He cracks me up with his adventures to Amsterdam and all the…


London - Museums

When I went to London I did the London Transportation Museum and the Imperial War Museum. Both were suggested to me by my best friend who spent an entire summer in London. I figured her word should…


Dress Up Tour

I've been on a lot of tours while I've been here. Except I haven't been on any where the tour guide was dressed up. Until now. That is Robin hood. See? Ya I told ya. He took us all around Nottinham…


Secret Cooridor

Best thing about living here? The secret passage way. Okay so I only took it once and I took it with handsome. BUT When's the last time you went down a secret spiral staircase? -Tomato Secret


How to Travel Outside Your Comfort Zone

Handsome and I have done couchsurfing before and we really liked it. However a really good friend of ours told us about airbnb.com so we thought we'd give it a try. Because although I really love…


Going Down:

Handsome and I went a few feet underground. Which stinks because we wanted to do a little hiking while he was here and check out some of the country side. Buxton didn't like that idea and had the…


Guided Tour of Harlaxton

Ready? Follow me. Pretty cool huh? That's where I've been living. -Tomato


My Favorite Traveler

I know what I want when I travel. I know that I don't want to go to many tourist sites. I feel like if you've seen it in a post card once, you've seen it. Move on. Also I'm not much of a looker. I'm…


Go Ape

Handsome recently came to visit me here in the UK. It was a great adventure with the man I love. Here's just what we did one day. We went to the Go Ape the Buxton site. However I've linked to the US…


London Weekend - Food

I live to eat. No really. I love food. It's a healthy relationship though. Or so I tell myself. Because at least the food I love isn't twinkies. Instead it's this: I found this little Gelato place…


Lincoln Tour

We had a tour of the Lincoln cathedral the other day. This is not the entire cathedral obviously. The one time it would have been good to bring my 200 pound wide angle lens I didn't. Mostly because…


Eurocup

It's a great time to be traveling in England right now because of the Queen's Jubilee, the Olympics, and also the Eurocup.   What's even more exciting is England is still in the Eurocup. Even…