University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Fàilte! I am a junior studying Public Relations and English at Penn State University, but this semester I will be studying abroad at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Join me as I trek through the lush greenery of the Scottish Highlands, explore lochs rumored to harbor mythical creatures, and venture to haunted battle grounds. Most likely, I'll be antiquing every step of the way. Alba gu bràth!
If you are going to visit Scotland, especially the Highlands, a key destination is the Culloden Battlefield. I was lucky enough to see the historic site thanks to Arcadia and their Isle of Skye and Highlands travel weekend. We hit many stops in those… More
One of the most memorable experiences of my time here so far has been the Arcadia Highlands Activity Weekend, which took place at the Firbush Centre in Killin, a village in the Scottish Highlands. To get there, I had to travel two hours by train to Stirling… More
I’ve wanted to study abroad in Scotland since I was about sixteen years old. To fuel my insatiable curiosity about the terrain, I remember poring over countless images on Google and being shell-shocked at the sheer beauty of the rugged mountains and sweeping… More
Movie stars make horse riding look incredibly effortless—as if it’s no big deal to hop up on the nearest wild mare and gallop off into the sunset. Surely it’s not painful to ride bareback at a steady trot, and surely the horse will take directive of where… More
The air was crisp and thin as I joined my friends sixty-seven meters above ground at the top of the William Wallace monument—though after hiking a steep incline to get to the monument and then climbing more than 250 stairs, I may have just been out of… More