Allie Rivera


University of Stirling, Scotland

Best Reading Week

Allie Rivera February 24, 2018

Instead of having a spring break, I had a reading week. It was February 19th to the 23rd and technically you are supposed to stay on campus to study and read. However, I ensure you that this is not the case and campus is pretty much empty. Other Arcadia… More

Raining Whales in Wales

Allie Rivera February 19, 2018

This was my first trip leaving Scotland and going to another country for a weekend. Honestly it was last minute and we just went for it. We booked it two weeks in advance and really weren’t sure what we were going to do, but had ideas. I have done more… More

Burns’ Supper and the Haggis

Allie Rivera February 15, 2018

The Burns’ Supper took place a few weeks ago on January 26, and it was one of my favorites so far and a must for anyone that comes to Scotland.  Burns’ Supper is a celebration of Robert Burns who was a Scottish poet and is widely known in Scotland. The… More

Cursed to Fail Exams

Allie Rivera February 7, 2018

A quick trip to Edinburgh is always fun and easy. I decided to go into the city on February 4 with one other friend. We decided to go to Edinburgh Castle and the National Museum of Scotland. We had already been to the museum previously with our class… More

Sardines in Stirling Castle

Allie Rivera February 5, 2018

For those of you that have never played the wonderful game of sardines, I highly recommend that you add it to your bucket list. The simplest way to describe this game is kinda like reverse hide-and-seek. Instead of one person looking for others that have… More

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