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As my last post, I leave you with photos from my trip to London. I feel like it was a perfect way to end my trip to the UK… More

Lena G. University of Edinburgh, Scotland


Lena G.


University of Edinburgh, Scotland


Lena Gryaznova, originally from San Mateo, CA, is a senior at Northwestern University double majoring in Legal Studies and Slavic Languages & Literatures, with a minor in Sociology. She has always had a passion for travelling and is beyond excited to be exploring Scotland in Fall 2014. When she isn’t analyzing Pushkin or various court cases, she can be found dancing in two dance groups on NU’s campus. She also enjoys cooking, reading, and all things fox-related.


Lena G. December 15, 2014

As my last post, I leave you with photos from my trip to London. I feel like it was a perfect way to end my trip to the UK, seeing as it is such a big and vibrant city. I hope you’ve enjoyed my posts and that they’ve encouraged you to visit the UK yourself… More

Southport and Berlin

Lena G. November 24, 2014

The past few weeks have been busy with class-work, but I managed to go on a homestay in Southport, England, go to the Scotland vs. New Zealand Rugby game, and spend a weekend in Berlin! Both were lovely trips and the game was a great experience, so enjoy… More

From Battles to Broomsticks

Lena G. November 2, 2014

The past few weeks have included a number of excursions all over the UK. Alnwick Castle and Newcastle Alnwick castle is a scene of many movies, including the first 2 of Harry Potter. I got both a Historic tour of the castle grounds as well as a Battleaxe… More

Out, Damned Spot

Lena G. October 19, 2014

It has been a while since I have written here, but that is only because of the past few weeks being very eventful. The past weekend I went to visit some family friends in Birmingham. After successfully navigating my first ever train journey, I arrived… More

Hanging with Nessie

Lena G. October 9, 2014

This past weekend, I went on an Arcadia sponsored trip to the Scotland Highlands and ohgoodness, what a weekend! Our first stop was the Blair Athol Whiskey Distillery. They make a single malt whiskey, and we got a very informative tour of how they make… More

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