Tag: Study Abroad

Weekly Recap #2, 2022 + Linkup

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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 + Linkup”

Weekly Recap #1, 2022 + Linkup

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What a week it’s been, full of excitement, frustration, and lots of adjustments! Unfortunately, my tripod broke right before I left for Scotland (and it didn’t fit in my bag anyways) so I am currently tripod-less and photographer-less… which means no new outfit photos for the time being. But, thankfully, my dorm closet did come with a full-length mirror on the door, so I can still share my outfits of the day—even if the lighting/quality isn’t the best. I’m hoping to get the photo-taking situation figured out soon so that I can get back on my posting schedule! But until then, here are my outfits and all the fun exploring I’ve been up to in Glasgow for my first week here. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #1, 2022 + Linkup”

My First Impressions of Glasgow

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Gosh, it feels like forever since I’ve thought about anything blog-related… it’s just been such an exciting and overwhelming week as I’ve tried to adjust to life across the pond! I arrived in Glasgow, Scotland, on January 5th to start my five-month-long study abroad experience at the University of Glasgow. I am beyond ecstatic to have finally made it here, as I’ve been trying to come to Scotland since pre-Covid (and have wanted to study abroad basically my whole life before that, not to be dramatic or anything). Traveling during a pandemic isn’t quite how I imagined the experience, but it’s safe to say that all the stress and worry I was feeling pre-departure has melted away now that I arrived. Everything is so exciting and new, so I wanted to share a few unedited pics of my first few days here! Continue reading “My First Impressions of Glasgow”