Tag: Study Abroad Student

January 2022 Month in Review


Boy, the weeks have been feeling so long here, yet somehow I’ve blinked and am already approaching the one-month mark of being in Scotland—time is flying by way too fast for my liking. In a funny way, it’s actually rather stressful to look at my calendar and the list of all the things I want to do while abroad, only to realize it will already be February tomorrow. So much to see yet so little time! Even though there were a few hiccups in the beginning of my abroad experience, I feel like I’m finally over that initial hump and am now enjoying every bit of being in Scotland. Continue reading “January 2022 Month in Review”

Weekly Recap #4, 2022


Another busy and exciting week in the books! January 25th was Burns Day, which is a “holiday” here in Scotland that celebrates the life and work of Rabbie Burns, Scotland’s national poet (you probably know him as the writer of everybody’s favorite New Year’s Eve song, “Auld Lang Syne”). As such, it was a fun and festive week with lots of cultural events to commemorate the day. Plus, even though I rarely say this, I think all of this week’s outfits are winners! I didn’t even wear the same bottoms twice, which is kind of a big deal when you pack as few pants as I did. Anyway, keep reading to see the cute looks I put together and to hear about some foods and events that are unique to Scotland. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #4, 2022”

Weekly Recap #2, 2022


I survived my first full week in Glasgow, and boy what a time it’s been! I’m happy to say I finally feel like I’m settling into the city. I road the public transit for the first time, finally bought some cookware for my kitchen, figured out the mail system, etc.—getting comfortable in my home (4,504 miles) away from home. I’m really enjoying my capsule wardrobe so far and even did a little thrifting this week, so check out all my maroon-themed outfits below! Continue reading “Weekly Recap #2, 2022”