Tag: Study Abroad Student

Weekly Recap #13, 2022

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At this point, my weekly recaps are just a travel journal as opposed to a log of my outfits… I’m at the point where I no longer have clean clothes shoved into my tiny backpack, so my outfits have been entirely composed of mildly smelly shirts and jeans, with absolutely no style or thought required. But the traveling certainly makes up for the lack of fashion because this week was incredible! Monday feels like a month ago after squeezing so much into a few days. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #13, 2022”

A Weekend at Isle of Skye

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I’m finally getting around to sharing a post about my trip to Isle of Skye last weekend. For those of you who don’t know, Isle of Skye is an island off the northwest coast of Scotland and is the largest island in the Inner Hebrides archipelago. I booked a two-day tour with International Student Tours Scotland, which I highly recommend (it’s the same tour group with whom I went to the Glenfinnan Viaduct in the Scottish Highlands and Dunnottar Castle on the east coast). Below you can read all about what we did and where we went, as well as see some of my photos. But it goes without saying that pictures (especially phone pics) do not do this beautiful place justice! Continue reading “A Weekend at Isle of Skye”

The Most-Asked Questions I’ve Received While Abroad

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In the month and a half that I’ve been abroad, I’m excited to say that I have met so many interesting people from all over the world… and that first get-to-know-you conversation usually entails some combination of the same basic questions, whether the person is Glaswegian or from a distant European country. Today, I wanted to share those top five questions I’ve been asked, as well as my answers! I’ve been surprised to learn there are a few unique questions/topics about the United States that seem particularly interesting to non-Americans… Continue reading “The Most-Asked Questions I’ve Received While Abroad”