Soft sand, clean shores, and the most amazing part was the water. … More True Blue.
Hello again! So for my first time on an airplane, it wasn’t as bad as I expected it to be. It was actually pleasant other than not being able to sleep comfortably. My first week in London has been amazing. The weather for some weird reason is sunny- it reminds me of California. There is … More Networking
Every year the city of London hosts the Notting Hill Carnival, I was fortunate enough to be here for the 50th anniversary of it! Notting Hill is a celebration of the Caribbean people that live in London, ranging anywhere from Trinidad and Jamaica, to Saint John and Barbuda. It celebrates the abolition of slavery and the … More Notting Hill Carnival!
That moment reassured me that I was definitely not in California anymore. … More A Moment of Realisation
Welcome! My name is Christian Gutierrez and I am a third year political science major at the University of California, Merced. A few months ago I made the decision to study abroad in the one the most diverse cities in the world, London, England. As excited as I was for this opportunity, I was nervous. Being … More New Beginnings..
Waking up at 4 in the morning when you got to bed at 3 in the morning because you procrastinated packing is definitely painful. Skipping breakfast to make it on time and going through security is never fun. Taking a train and getting off on the wrong stop is a little stressful. But the view … More Sydney, Mate!
After three papers and a presentation in the span of 2 weeks…I have just 2 more days until I can finally relax! After these stressful weeks of class, a group of friends and I decided to take advantage of this down time an head over to Sydney! It’s so hard to focus on papers and assignments … More Plans for the weekend?