Author: Erica

Returning Home

On June 24th, my study abroad adventure officially came to an end. I returned home to Maryland with a short layover in Iceland. I can definitely say I will miss Manchester and England in...

Exams are Done!

I had my last final exam on Tuesday. I’m very glad exams are over and now I have a small break before heading back to home to Maryland. Exams here felt a bit more...

Down to Business

Classes have ended this week and it’s time to starting getting in the zone of studying for upcoming exams. My exams span a three week period, so they’re pretty spread out. But I have...

Back to Classes

The longest Spring Break I’ve ever had has just come to an end. Three weeks is actually so much longer than I thought. I really enjoyed the entire break. It was really nice to...

The Start of Spring Break

Spring Break here in the UK tends to be very long. It’s about 3 weeks long and surprisingly a lot of students don’t go home. It also seems to be a good way for...

Seeing the Coast

As I’m writing this, I’m currently on a train headed north. I’ve come to realize that trains are hugely popular and one of the main forms of transportation here in the UK. In Manchester...

Chinese New Year and Outings

While New Years is celebrated around the world on January 1st, China and a lot of various parts of Asia celebrate the new year in cohesion with the Lunar Calendar. This year, the New...

Settling In to Manchester

Two weeks have already passed since I’ve been in Manchester. I feel like these past two weeks have gone by quite fast, but also slow at the same time. There is so much to...

Preparing to Leave

Hi all! My name is Erica Chun. I’m a sophomore finance and mathematics double major at the University of Maryland. In just a couple days, I will be on my way to Manchester, England...