Spring Trip 2018 – Scottish Highlands

Our first stop was outside Edinburgh just before we crossed the Forth Road Bridge where we got a great view of the Firth of Forth and the beautiful Forth Bridge and the new Queensferry Crossing.  We hopped out of our coaches for a quick photo-op before returning to our jam-packed journey ahead.   Then it…

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.…

Tidbits of Trinity

While I was in Dublin last week I sat down with Gillian Perry, a Creative Writing and English Literature student from UC Berkley to discuss her experience so far at Trinity College Dublin. What made you chose Trinity? I want to be an author, in particular I really like children’s literature and fiction.  I knew there…

Valentine’s Day in the UK

It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air! Whether you’re by yourself, with friends, or a special someone, here are some of the most romantic locations throughout the United Kingdom, as shown in our favourite romance films. Perhaps you might even visit a couple of these places while you’re here studying abroad and relive some of…