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Moving to London

When Sweden goes UK to get educated.

Welcome to my travelblog!

I guess I'll start from the beginning with a rough introduction to who I am. I'm Clara, aged 26 (still don't feel comfortable calling myself a woman), coming from Gothenburg originally, moved to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden when I was 20 and in fall 2010 I moved to London, UK, with a hope to graduate in 2013. What I'm studying? BA International Tourism Management and Marketing. As long as I can remember I've always loved travelling. I'm also a member in the Danish traveller's guild De berejstes klub.

Back to London. I've been living in the lovely capital of United Kingdom for four months and really love it. I started to play rugby in Hampstead Ladies Rugby Club already in my first week and love it deeply, I've been watching several Arsenal games at Emirates Stadium and I totally love the british beer culture and the cozy pubs! The people are very friendly and it's easy to feel like home in London.

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I've also celebrated 5th of November, which is a day the crazy brits celebrates with fireworks. Why? A bloke tried to blow up Houses of Parliament in the 17th Century. No, I don't get it either, but it's always fun to watch fireworks.

Hyde Park is definitely one of my favourite places. I got paralyzed during my first visit. That didn't happen to the other parks such as Regent's Park or Green Park, even if they are beautiful aswell.

Another thing I love about London is that it's an international city, and you meet people from all over the world without travelling! Awesome!

I certainly think that London is a great place to visit, to live in for a couple of years, but I still don't see myself living here for the rest of my life. I don't know why, but it's lucking something. It might be the weather. But it's something else that I can't put my finger on yet. I maybe come back to that in a later blog topic another time when I get it. ;)

That's all about London so far let's move on to other destinations!

Posted by aggro 09:48 Archived in United Kingdom Tagged beer london park of 5th rugby hyde november arsenal Comments (0)

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