Lucy Connors narrates her experience of Atlanta, Georgia, an eclectic city with new things to discover in every nook and cranny.
Lucy Connors continues to chronicle her journey across America, this time recalling the beauty of Paria Canyon.
Stepping into the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and exploring the trails around town, Lucie ventures into Gatlinburg. Beyond its picture-postcard feel, this quirky town holds acclaim as a melting pot for a handful of different ingredients to modern America.
Searching For America: Milwaukee As Lucy continues her journey through American cities, she reaches Milwaukee. Here, in spite of the cold, the city appears to breathe new life into disused buildings. Is how the city’s artistic culture bleeds into everything here? Lucy finds out! It’s less than a three-hour plane trip from Tampa to Milwaukee, […]
Searching for America: Tampa & St. Petersburg As Lucy starts her guide to some of America’s southern cities, she first plunges into the sister cities of Tampa and St Petersberg. Full of things to occupy any inquisitive traveller, they’re different enough to offer something to everyone who visits. If Tampa and St Pete are sister […]
Music Events and Festivals in Covid-19 America March 10, 2020: the last Saturday before the world as we knew it ended. I was at a Blossoms concert in the Exeter Great Hall. It’s taken almost exactly two years and moving halfway around the world, but I’ve finally been able to start attending concerts again. My […]
What’s in a Name? Americans in Translation As Lucy Connors goes through her exchange year at the University of South Florida, she’s becoming accustomed to the questions Americans ask her, from “How do you say your name?” to “Is London a country?” Unsurprisingly, the phrase I have heard the most so far throughout my year […]
Frat Boys vs Gentlemen: dating on an exchange year Are there many differences between dating in the UK and in the US? Having done both, Lucy Connors reveals the differences of dating across the pond. What could be better than a few awkward interactions when you’re stone-cold sober? American boys, specifically Southern American boys, belong […]