As we are nearing the end of my second block in London, my 10th week abroad was spent preparing for final assignments while also seeing more of the city. Although the week was relatively uneventful, I did at the end of it leave Central London to visit Brixton, and Erin and I also met up with our friend Michaela from Fairfield who was visiting from Florence, Italy during her program’s spring break!
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
On Tuesday, Erin took me to Bloomsbury Coffee House, a café that she discovered a week or so prior on her day off of classes. The café is the type that you would miss if you were not looking closely for it — the entrance is down a set of stairs on a side street, so it is essentially below ground level. I was immediately drawn to the hole-in-the-wall nature of the café, and was further impressed by the array of options they offered. From juices and teas to pastries and sandwiches, there is no shortage of variety. I opted for a hot chocolate (surprise, surprise) and a BLT sandwich, which was absolutely delicious. Another appealing quality of the café is the ability to connect to the Wi-Fi, so if you are in need of a quick caffeine fix or mid-afternoon snack, but also have work to do, it is the perfect spot to set up shop and get to work.
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