Reverse Homesickness

It will seem like everyone you speak to about studying abroad is eager to share what an incredible, eye-opening, life-changing experience they had getting to know a new country; employing any excuse possible to talk to you about their time away: Oh, I see you’re breathing oxygen? This one time, when I was in Scotland…

It’s Never Too Cold for Ice-cream

As I have stated countless times on this blog, and as some of you know from first-hand experience, the weather in Scotland is a temperamental beast.  One minute it will be hailing and the next there won’t be a cloud in the sky… sometimes these two things even coincide.  Despite all of the uncertainty, what’s…

Four Scottish Seasons… All in One Day

Some people leave a trail of broken hearts wherever they go… I leave a trail of broken umbrellas.  As a thorough bred valley girl, I embraced the Scottish weather with all of the optimism in the world believing, naively, that an umbrella would safely escort me from location to location.  Instead, I found, the wind…

Scottish Students Photography Competition Winners!

Scotland is a stunning place with breathtaking views around every corner.  Whether you’re in the city, the highlands or the islands you’re bound to encounter rich history and sights galore.  Both Iva and Kirra, the winners of our student photography competition, have submitted some of their favourite photographs of their study abroad experiences so far.…

My Trip Up to Edinburgh

I’ve just recently returned from a trip to Edinburgh, where I had such a fabulous and fruitful time! As you know, Bryn, who’s just started her internship in January, was down in London a few weeks ago, so it was my turn to return the favour. I went up to Edinburgh to visit Bryn and…