Author Archives: Ryan Crotty

The Theater Department

The Theater Department at Skidmore is one of my favorite things about this place so far. Everyone is insanely friendly and the talent here is unbelievable. Every so often you encounter a place where you know you belong, that’s what … Continue reading

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Settling In

As the weeks have gone on I’ve found that I’ve become more and more comfortable on campus. Not everyone I see is a stranger, I know my way around campus without looking at a map every five minutes, and I … Continue reading

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Being new… again

A hard thing about going to London first semester is being new twice in one year. Fortunately, coming to a place like Skidmore, it is very easy to make friends. I am, however, constantly feeling the effects of being new, … Continue reading

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Break

Hey guys! Hope you all had an amazing break! It feels so great to finally be on campus and I cannot think of a better place to come back to. Fair warning to all you from the southern states, which … Continue reading

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Last Night

I’ll be leaving London at 8 am tomorrow morning, and i am feeling too many emotions to name. My time here has been amazing, but what I am going to miss most is the sense of home that this city … Continue reading

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Ireland

The second Celtic place I’ve visited on this trip, it was by far the more settling of the two. I flew to Edinburgh for a quick weekend trip, and it was one of the more relaxing weekends durring my time … Continue reading

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Scotland

Last weekend, our Skidmore professors planned a trip to Edinburgh for all of us. Let my start off by saying Scotland is just as crazy as you may think. We spent time at Edinburgh Castle, taking a tour of the … Continue reading

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Funding

If you are planning on studying abroad, either through this program or another, good money management is key. My own experience has been mixed when it comes to money. I have eaten at plenty of good places, but I have … Continue reading

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The City

Sometimes it gets lost on me that I’m really here. I’ll be walking around, thinking nothing of where I am or what I’m doing and BAM I stumble upon a castle. This city is truly amazing, the respect that you … Continue reading

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Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is definitely a must see if you visit London. The trip to the castle is about an hour from the Waterloo train station in London and the fee is around 18 pounds to get in. Walking around the … Continue reading

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