“Anything Can Happen!”

“How did I, from little lake Elsinore California, get to travel the world, get to study abroad and end up meeting somebody who is so absolutely wonderful followed by the opportunity to live here in Dublin now.  This is crazy.  I would have never imagined that a year ago when I was about to study…

Sundaze with Sun: Student Radio Show

I’m Jackie Sun! I study computer science at UC Davis and I am studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh for the fall 2017 semester. I chose Scotland because of its natural beauty and history. I especially wanted to attend the University of Edinburgh because of its strong computer science department and the city itself. …

Edinburgh Lifestyle

Moving to a new city can be a daunting prospect.  Mixed in with all of the excited anticipation and thrill of travel are anxieties about the smallest of things like: “Will the supermarkets be the same here?  Will they stock my favourite candies/icecream/brand of soda?” Or: “If I’m vegetarian, will I have to wither away on a…

Samantha Yen’s Semester in Review!

Samantha Yen just wrapped up her Junior spring term abroad at the University College Dublin.  Read a little bit about her experience there below!  “The promise of excitement and adventure drew my application for a semester abroad in Dublin, Ireland this spring. Tales of new found perspectives and geographical treasures sounded unlike anything offered at…

A Feel for Fringe

The first week of the Fringe Festival has just kicked off in Edinburgh and the city has transformed from a beautiful, historical Scottish capital to a tremendous hub for thousands of daily performances ranging from opera to Trainspotting-inspired raves and everything in between.  According to the Fringe website, this spectacular festival started off as a…