London life

LSE Food Map — the First Timers Guide To Eating Near LSE

As an international student studying in London, I can promise you that anyone who says British food sucks knows nothing about London’s dining scene. I’ve put together a selection of incredible places to enjoy great food near LSE. Whenever you feel that the Fourth Floor Cafe or Garrick are inferior foods for you, be sure to check out this […]

December 20th, 2018|Featured, London life|0 Comments|

8 Coolest Things to do in London as a Student

As an international student studying in London for nearly a year and a half, I hardly need to tell you why life in London is the best. Nonetheless, here’s my list of the 8 coolest things to do as a student in London. If you have any suggestions of your own, please do share them with me in the […]

December 14th, 2018|Featured, London life|2 Comments|

Debunking Myths: 3 Misconceptions of Life in London

Journeying from the lovely city of Birmingham, home to Cadbury Chocolate and the setting of your weeknight Netflix binge Peaky Blinders, to London left a little void in me. London is starkly different from the second biggest city in England. Yet, after spending a few days in London I realised most of my preconceived notions were misguided. And no […]

December 10th, 2018|London life|0 Comments|

Why London

“Here the journey starts. Alone in this city of rich history, excitement, and opportunities.”

[An extract from my diary on 22nd September 2018]

Hi everyone, I am a first-year undergraduate studying Accounting & Finance at LSE. This is the story of a student-tourist in London trying to explore and settle down.

For someone like me that gets sick on a plane, the fact […]

A Beginner’s Guide to the London Social Scene

Moving to a new city, it’s hard to find out what is fun until you try it out. The social scene in London is electric and perfect for students. Here are some of my favorite nighttime activities that I would suggest for anyone new to London:

1. Tate Lates
Every last Friday of the month, the Tate Modern hosts Tate Lates. […]

July 31st, 2018|London life|0 Comments|

British Cuisine – time to give it a chance

London has one of the best food scenes in Europe in my opinion. The choice of cuisines can quite frankly be overwhelming. Just in terms of lunch options you can pop out for sushi, grab a Thai curry from a local food stall, pick up a falafel wrap or even go and eat a Hawaiian poke bowl at a […]

July 10th, 2018|London life|0 Comments|

The Cup away from home

Moving to a different country is definitely a transformative experience (duh). All of a sudden I realized that back in Brazil I would eat rice and beans at least four times a week and I had never taken notice of it before. I realized that here there is no cheese-bread available for an afternoon snack when you go to […]

July 4th, 2018|London life|0 Comments|

My LSE Volunteering Experience

I don’t think that I was familiar with the idea of a university having a volunteering sector before I came to LSE. Volunteering is at the core of the LSE experience; we hear about it every single week and I think that this is great because it provides the opportunity of doing very fun things, meeting people outside ‘the bubble’ […]

My year at LSE according to Google Maps

I don’t have words to describe my year at LSE. One post is not going to do justice to everything that I learned, to all the people I met and to how much this year has changed me.

However, after months thinking about data E-V-E-R-Y  S-I-N-G-L-E  D-A-Y, there is no better place to start.

By surrounding ourselves with technology, we produce […]

June 5th, 2018|London life|0 Comments|
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    Top Ten Moments So Far! (Includes Meeting the Queen and Oprah)

Top Ten Moments So Far! (Includes Meeting the Queen and Oprah)

I can’t believe Lent Term is already over! Since we are officially at the halfway mark, here are my top ten moments so far!

1. The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs)
Halfway into Lent Term, I went to the MTV EMAs and got to hold an actual EMA award! I have never been to a music award ceremony even in America, […]

March 26th, 2018|London life|0 Comments|

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