Tag: Packing

Packing for Scotland: My Capsule Wardrobe for Abroad

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Let the study abroad content begin! I finished packing last night and managed to squeeze five months-worth of clothing into just a carry-on suitcase and my backpack. For those of you who don’t know, I will be studying abroad at the University of Glasgow in Scotland for the upcoming semester, from January to May. My long-time followers know what a saga it has been to get to this point… I originally started the study abroad process in 2019 and was supposed to go to Scotland in the fall of 2020. Obviously, Covid had different plans. A few re-applications and a whole lotta disappointment later, it looks like this dream will finally come true! I, of course, won’t fully believe it until I’m kissing the Scottish ground, but I otherwise have my plane tickets booked, housing contract signed, and bags packed. Glasgow, here I come! Continue reading “Packing for Scotland: My Capsule Wardrobe for Abroad”

Packing for College in the Age of Coronavirus

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I took a poll on Instagram last week asking if you still wanted to see back-to-school content this year, given how uncertain the fall semester is looking… And the majority voted yes! But instead of just posting generic college content, I want to do my best to provide useful blog posts that acknowledge the weirdness of the upcoming academic year. So my first thought? A post about packing a light wardrobe for college during this pandemic! While I had already decided I was finally going to pack less clothing this year (my parents scoffed in disbelief when I told them), my university recently announced that students should only pack the essentials anyway. Continue reading “Packing for College in the Age of Coronavirus”

To Pack or Not to Pack? The Struggles of College Dorm Living as a Fashionista

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For many of us, the excitement of college lies just around the corner…as in, less than two weeks around the corner (yay!). But before the rush of trying new things, meeting new people, and exploring a topic of interest, the first test of college is the stress and difficulty of packing. That’s right. There’s no secret that dorms are small, with even smaller closet space. So you have to find some way to decide which of your beloved clothing items you can take and which will suffer the lonely fate of being left behind. Oh, what is a fashionista to do?! Continue reading “To Pack or Not to Pack? The Struggles of College Dorm Living as a Fashionista”