I am a notoriously quirky packer. If you asked my family about traveling with me, the first thing they would mention is that not only do I pack and repack my suitcase about 5 times per trip I take, but this all occurs weeks before I embark on an adventure… More
Today is (finally) my last full day in the United States! Tomorrow, I will be heading to Scotland for a semester to study at the University of Edinburgh and I could not be more excited.
Although I love my hometown and my school, I'm really excited for… More
What do I need?
Presently, this question resonates within me on multiple levels as I prepare for my departure. Most practically, it applies to my packing – as I try to fit enough clothes for sixteen weeks into one suitcase, I find myself asking if I… More
I didn’t think I’d study abroad. Yes, I wanted to travel and had dreamed of getting to see other parts of the world, but I figured there was no immediate rush. I love my college, and I couldn’t imagine being away for an entire semester. It wasn’t until… More
No experience I’ve had before July 29 could have prepared me for the journey I am embarking. The four months ahead of me will be filled with twists and turns that stretch far beyond my knowledge and understanding. What would it be like to study abroad?… More