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October 2016

Time to say goodbye…

  On our last day together in DC we visited the Swedish Embassy. It is located in the beautiful House of Sweden; just by the waterfront, with neighbouring buildings like The Kennedy Centre and Washington Harbour. Considering the stunning location, it is an experience only… Read More »Time to say goodbye…

Seeing Clinton in Philly

With the Atlatinc usually separating us from the action the three and a half hours between Washington DC and Philadelphia felt like a very short distance. Almost all of us decided to spend our Saturday going to see a presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, in person.… Read More »Seeing Clinton in Philly

Our first day in DC

  Our first day in the US capitol started off at the rooftop of our hostel, right in the middle of the bustling city. The sun was shining and the light made it feel like autumn even though the temperature was closer to 20 degrees.… Read More »Our first day in DC

NY State of Mind

“The truth is that every intelligent man, as you know, dreams of being a gangster and ruling over society by force alone…” – Albert Camus, The Fall. Never has a city made me change my perspective of the world as much as New York – and… Read More »NY State of Mind

A mo(nu)ment in D.C

The election and D.C. haze continues! To find out more about what the UPF travel group can expect in October, I (Julia Bergström) meet up with Jake Kaplan, an international affairs student at American University in Washington, D.C. Jake left D.C. to study in Hong… Read More »A mo(nu)ment in D.C