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Already 2 months

Time November 18th, 2013 in College Study Abroad | No Comments by

I can’t believe I’ve been living in London for 2 months now.  It seems like just yesterday we were boarding the plane from JFK to Heathrow.  Time definitely does fly super fast!

I am absolutely loving life in London.  Despite traveling most weekends, I’ve had the opportunity to take part in so many cool events in London.  Just last week a couple of my friends and I decided to attend the Hunger Games: Catching Fire Premiere.  As a huge fan of Liam Hemsworth, I was beyond stoked to go.

We weren’t expecting to have a good view or anything because we only arrived 3 hours before the premiere began, however we were able to get amazing places.  The premiere was so much fun.  At 5pm an announcer came onto the red carpet and made everyone dance and chant, “Catching Fire!”  Then came the best part…all the stars arrived.  From our places near the carpet we were able to meet Conor Maynard, Union J, Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawson. Josh Hutcherson, PCD, McFly, Stanley Tucci, Elizabeth Banks, and Ellie Goulding.  It was so much fun!  We even were able to take one of the posters back with us.  It was a little difficult to bring it onto the tube, but overall it was a great success!!

I would definitely advise anyone thinking of studying abroad in a big city like London to look up events online.  There’s some really neat things that happen during the middle of the week and you might be missing out if you don’t.  Below are some of my favorite pictures from the night.

xx, Francesca