Tag: United Kingdom

Wee Differences Between the UK and the USA

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Throughout my study abroad experience, I have been taking mental notes of little things that I’ve noticed are different between the UK and back home. I wanted to share that list today, as well as some photos from my time at Stonehenge and in Bath, England, a few weeks ago. Of course, some of the dissimilarities are very obvious, and others are things I didn’t expect before arriving in Scotland. Continue reading “Wee Differences Between the UK and the USA”

What I Miss From Home

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With only a few days left in Glasgow, I wanted to share a quick blog post about some of the little things I miss from home and the U.S. more generally (and what I will miss from Scotland once I leave). It’s bittersweet to be flying back so soon and to be saying goodbye to all the friends I’ve made here, but there are also a few things I’m so excited to have again once I get back to the States! In no particular order, here is a ranty list of what I have missed from home these past four months… aside from friends and family, of course (that’s a given). Continue reading “What I Miss From Home”

A Day in North Wales

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Next up for the travel content is sharing my day trip to Wales! Going to Wales was tentatively on my bucket list for abroad, but I wasn’t sure if I would be able to make it happen once I actually arrived in Scotland. I was grateful that my parents were just as interested in visiting the country as I was, so we took a tour to North Wales from Manchester during our UK spring break extravaganza. I’m excited to share some of the pics with you today! Continue reading “A Day in North Wales”