Farnsworth House Fall trip

It has been a really really too long since my last post! I've attempted to write about my grad backpack trip, but never had the motivation to complete that post. It's almost winter in Chicago now, so I've decided to end this lack of motivation by squeezing a post about this mini trip I took a few weeks ago when it was still fall in Chicago. I will start posting more often, for those who still follow me! Thanks and sorry for the delay! Work life is really different from academic life, and after staring at the monitor all day at work you kind of lose motivation to work more at home. 

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Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour!

I thought I was going to continue writing about my previous summer backpacking trip, but I decided to write more about my time in London (since it's still fresh in my mind). This trip took place a few months ago, when congee gave me a free ticket to visit the Warner Bros studio because his friend couldn't make it. The Warner Bros studio is located northwest of London 15 minutes bus ride away from Watford Junction. This is where the magical Harry Potter Series was filmed, with original gimmicks and costumes used in the real film.  There are also a bunch of really nice models of architecture from the movie! Anyways I'll try to keep the picture count low in this blog, because my last post had way too many photos which made viewing the blog really slow! 

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Oxford Weekend Travel (10/02-10/04) | 2015

This blog is from a trip about 6 weeks ago, it was just around when the semester started, and just like my trip to Cambridge, I didn't really go the traditional route to see the Harry Potter sites. Timing was also bad, so I couldn't get in a lot of the university since new students were moving to Oxford. This will be a rather short blog post since I visited a very limited amount of tourist attractions.

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Brecon Beacons Weekend Travel (10/09-10/11) | 2015

I went to Brecon Beacons at Wales four weeks ago with a few friends, and stayed over in a small lodge for two nights. This is where all the bed bug nightmare began for me. The first day we got there it was already pretty late so we just had some traditional welsh food and drove near a lake to see the night sky. The next day we drove up to the mountain ranges of Brecon Beacons to climb Pen y Fan, which was a 5 hour hike.

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Cambridge Day Trip (10/17) | 2015

Cambridge is about 50 minutes away from London, since we had a lot of work to do that weekend so I only visited Cambridge for one day, which was obviously not enough to see everything. I went an unconventional route to see more of the contemporary and post modern architecture, instead of the older architecture by christopher Wren and the Kings College Chappel. 

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