It was love at first sight, a whirlwind adventure. It was long walks along the beach and late night churro dates. It was running carefree through castles and jet-setting every weekend. It was the experience of a lifetime, it was my semester abroad.
Want to hear about the most amazing 5 hours of my life? It starts with a rickety caravan, makes its way to a giant cavernous amphitheater, and ends with a pack of monkeys jumping from tree to tree, over our vans, trying to open the car doors because they could smell our food.
48 hours, a free room, and instructions to be in the lobby at 9 a.m. the next morning… Now what?
Traveling with a group of other students, I assumed there’d be plenty of planned events and excursions, and to my pleasant surprise I was wrong. That being said, I had 2 days in London, and no earthly idea what I wanted to do. So here’s how my friends and I made the most of our time in the U.K., as well as some tips for anyone on a budget!