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6 Tips for Self-Care While Studying Abroad | Student Blog from Scotland
Practicing self-care while studying abroad has saved my life. It’s officially my sixth week abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland and I still haven’t freaked out about it. There have been no major panic attacks about how I’m 3,308 miles away from home and won’t see my parents and pets until December. I’ve had fewer panic attacks […]
4 Ways to Get Over Post Study Abroad Blues | Student Blog from Scotland
Coming back home from Scotland, I experienced my after study abroad high. The “crash feeling” is the worst. I just spent 28 days and countless hours with the same people, eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner with them. Now I’m back in the real world, dealing with my after study abroad high. The only way I […]
A Magical Weekend in the Scottish Highlands | Student Blog from Scotland
Why did I choose Edinburgh? I fell in love with Edinburgh back in 2016 when I visited for three short days. That was enough to sell me on coming back here for three whole months to study abroad. I was instantly entranced by the city, I didn’t even think about what the rest of the […]
7 Study Abroad Tips | Student Blog from Scotland
Here are 7 things I’ve learned during my first time studying abroad!
Top 6 Locations to Live your Fandom Dreams Abroad
Are you someone who enjoys getting lost in the pages of a book? Are you an avid fan of anime? Spend most of your free time playing video games? Are you counting down the months until the next season of Game of Thrones, or have the collectors edition of Lord of Rings? Perhaps you like […]
Giving Back to Scotland
Imagine walking through Scotland’s natural landscape and being on a path and not even knowing it! The natural trail that rolls out in front of you mimics the land so well that you think everything seems fluid and natural. Who makes these “blind” paths in Scotland? The John Muir Trust UK is a conservation charity aimed […]
Halloween Celebrations Around the World
Halloween celebrations around the world definitely rival U.S. traditions on the creepy scale. While many traditions share common Western origins and are relatively similar to how we celebrate in the U.S., there are some pretty interesting variations. Below are some variations from various European countries and Mexico, along with some of our own commentary. In […]