Tag: Glasgow

Study Abroad Capsule Wardrobe Recap and All 66 Outfits

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Hello hello! Today’s blog post is very closely related to yesterday’s, so I wanted to post them back-to-back to provide the whole picture of my packing experience for a four month vacation. Before I went to Scotland for my semester abroad, I spent a lot of time talking and thinking about a capsule wardrobe that would maximize my outfit options while overseas. Today, I’m reviewing what pieces were successful in my capsule wardrobe, what I didn’t end up wearing, and what I would do differently next time. I’m also sharing all 66 outfits I wore abroad in one place, categorized by top. I know this is a little overwhelming, but I wanted to share the versatility of the pieces I packed for anyone interested and looking for capsule wardrobe inspiration. Continue reading “Study Abroad Capsule Wardrobe Recap and All 66 Outfits”

What to Pack for a Trip to Scotland

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As you know if you’ve been following my blog this past year, I studied abroad in Glasgow, Scotland, for my final semester of undergrad, from January to the start of May. I was so fortunate to have the opportunity to explore much of the nation and the United Kingdom as a whole, so I wanted to share a little insight about what you should pack if you’re planning a Scottish vacation. I also rounded up some of the outfits I wore while abroad to give you a lil’ inspiration!  Continue reading “What to Pack for a Trip to Scotland”

Differences in Education Between Scotland and the U.S.

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Well, I waited so dang long to post the rest of my study abroad content that it has now become back-to-school content instead… I guess it works, considering most of the outfits I wore in Scotland were more suited for fall, anyway! Today I wanted to talk a little bit about the differences in education I received abroad compared to my home university in the States. For those of you who don’t know, I spent my final semester studying at the University of Glasgow (GU) in Scotland, and I attended the University of Denver (DU) for the other three and a half years of undergrad. I can really only speak on the two schools I attended, but I was fascinated to realize there were a lot more differences between my host and home universities’ academics than I expected.  Continue reading “Differences in Education Between Scotland and the U.S.”