Saturday night I took an 8 hour flight to London and left the United States for the first time in my life. I boarded a bus to Oxford University and have spent the last three days exploring the beautiful campus of Worcester College, and city of Oxford. I have been having the time of my life experiencing this medieval city and all of the surrounding churches, gardens, and libraries. While here, I am taking a class on British Literature, which is highly appropriate considering the great works of literature that was written here. I am also taking an Honors experience about
So far, it has not been a very challenging experience. There is no real language barrier, but minor cultural differences still exist. Many phrases in the UK are different. One real difficulty I have been dealing with is jet lag. The UK is six hours ahead of the United States, so I have been finding myself exhausted during early morning class times.