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Want to know what we are doing today? What to bring with you? What to wear? Click on each day for the calendar to stay informed. Announcements will be posted here regularly, so review frequently.

Week 1

WELCOME TO LONDON!
Meet in Lobby to collect room keys

  • Camden Market?
  • Pizza Party

 

Tuesday, May 15: Orientation and City Tour

  • 9:00-12:00 Orientation at CIEE classroom
  • City Tour
  • Welcome Dinner

What will I see today?

    • Harry potter inspiration
    • Covent Garden Market
    • Royal Westminster area
    • Trafalgar square
    • 3 palaces
    • St James Park
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Houses of Parliament
    • Big Ben

    Did you know?

  • Big Ben tower is currently under construction to fix the clock inside

Class

  • London Eye & River Cruise
    • Be in Lobby no later than
    • Bring Oyster Card
    • Bring money for dinner or plans after (will be in Waterloo area)

What you will see today

  • 45 min ride down the Thames River
  • 30 min ride around London Eye
  • Views of iconic landmarks along the Southbank and beyond
  • Meet in Lobby no later than
  • Make sure you have:
    • Passport
    • Money
    • Overnight bag of clothes & toiletries
    • Oyster card
  • Return from Paris
  • Meet __

Week 2

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

11:45am-12:45pm: Community Club ALL

1:00pm-3:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

  • Meet at the Whole foods outside of High Street Kensington tube station
    • From Kings Cross station:
      • Take Victoria line to Victoria
      • Circle line to High Street Kensington
      • Take right out of station and walk 2 blocks to Whole Foods
  • Picnic outside Kensington Palace
  • After, optional paddle boats in Hyde Park or visit outside of the Parent Trap house

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

Week 3

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

11:45am-12:45pm: Community Club ALL

1:00pm-3:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

Harry Potter Studios

  • Meet in lobby at
  • Bring oyster card, camera, phone, money for cafe/souvenirs
  • Load money onto oyster card prior to trip (about 10 pounds)

What you will see

  • I can’t spoil all the fun- but you will see, walk through, touch all the famous sets from Harry Potter movies! Whether you’re a Harry Potter fanatic or only seen the first movie, this is fun for all to see.

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

Week 4

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

11:45am-12:45pm: Community Club ALL

1:00pm-3:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

Week 4

9:00am-11:30am: Ethics or Digital Story Telling

12:00pm-2:30pm: Philosophy & Art or Public Speaking

Weekday Activity Suggestions: 

  • For the cheapest way:
    • Go to Leicester Square where you will find ticket counter booths to purchase exactly what seat, show and time you want.
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Changing of the Guards
  • Abbey Road studios
  • Tower of London
  • Sky Garden
  • Shakespeare plays at the Globe
  • Piccadilly Square
  • Westminster Abbey
  • St Pauls Cathedral (climb to the top)
  • Regents park, hyde park
  • Camden Market
  • Borough Market
  • Portobello Road
  • Convent Garden Market
  • Old Spitalfields Market
  • Bricklane Market
  • Colombia Flower Market on Sundays
  • Leadenhall Market

Tuesday, May 15: Orientation and City Tour

  • 9:00-12:00 Orientation in Lagoon View (first floor meeting space, follow far left hall to the dead end and then go to the right)
    •  During orientation we will do an overview of the program, rules and optional adventures overview
  • 12:30-5:15 City Tour
    • Box lunch provided
    • Where comfortable shoes
    • Bring your camera and bottled water
  • 6:45-9:30 Welcome Dinner at Moyo

What will I see today?

  • District Six Museum
  • Camps Bay
  • Lion’s Head
  • Table Mountain
  • Green Point
  • City Bowl

Did you know?

Thought of the day

Amazing views, silent disco on Saturdays

  • Oxford Street & Bond Street
  • Carnaby Street
  • Markets listed above
  • Harrods
  • Convent Garden
  • Soho
  • Boxpark/Shoreditch
  • Marlyebone High Street

Explore the different coffee shops of London

If you’ve made it to the markets, recommend making reservations at certain places.

  • Heron Tower: Either Sushi Samba or Duck & Waffle
  • Sketch: famous all pink restaurant (google and will recognize), great for meals or high-tea $$
  • Indian: Punjab, Kricket, Masala Zone, Cinamon Club, Dishoom
  • Bubble dogs: gourmet hot dogs
  • Dinerama: awesome food truck park on the weekends (thurs/fri/sat) in Shoreditch
  • Le Bodega Negra: upscale mexican
  • Cafe Pacifico: mexican
  • Absurd bird: fried chicken restaurant
  • Wok to Walk: AMAZING to-go stir fry
  • Tortilla: London’s chipotle
  • Milk Train Cafe: Ice cream + cotton candy cones
  • Bubble Wrap Waffle