University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Hi, my name is Christian and I’m a junior at Washington University in St. Louis studying geophysics. I’m studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh because I decided it was about time to leave the United States, experience a new culture, challenge myself, rob a bank, change my ID, and leave my felonies behind. Only three of these are true and I’ll give you three hints: I don’t own a ski mask, my name is actually Christian, and I’m not yet a felon. While we’re on the topic, I also enjoy running, music, reading, hiking, and people watching. Read my blog to join me as I attempt to understand my first international experience more.
The amount of free time I have here is great. Or is it? I’m not really too sure yet. I’ve never had these vast expanses of completely open time in front of me. My head to the grindstone mentality back home just doesn’t work here. Here in Edinburgh, my… More
I’m pretty sure my legs are pure muscle by now and my calves have increased in diameter. I should’ve measured the lengths of my calves once I got here and compared them to now. But I didn’t, so you’re just going to have to take my word for it. But my… More
After a three day flight delay, a missed connection, and plenty of internal screaming I finally arrived in Edinburgh. Once I stepped out of the airport I realized I had no idea where I was going, so I just hopped on the tram (sensible, right?). The scenery… More