Latest Post

Saying Goodbye

Now I’m leaving Edinburgh. After five months in this beautiful city, suddenly I have to force myself to just pack up and… More

Christian Fogerty University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Saying Goodbye

Christian Fogerty May 30, 2018

Now I’m leaving Edinburgh. After five months in this beautiful city, suddenly I have to force myself to just pack up and leave. Saying goodbye to people is strange. Sometimes it feels insufficient, but I think that’s the nature of goodbyes. They just… More

Farewell to Scotland

Sydney Smith May 18, 2018

Farewell to ScotlandPoem by John Imlach Loved land of my kindred, farewell - and forever!    Oh! what can relief to the bosom impart; When fated with each fond endearment to sever,    And hope its sweet sunshine withholds from the heart! Farewell, thou… More

Dunnottar Castle: There and Back Again

Sydney Smith May 16, 2018

When I initially began my study abroad experience the first few weeks felt more like a vacation and it didn’t feel like I was actually going to be living in Scotland for five months. My first week in Aberdeenshire was hectic as I was settling in. I was… More

Spring Break Part 4: A Magical Ending

Sydney Smith April 26, 2018

My last memorable experience while traveling over my spring break can be attributed to my geekish roots. Like many while growing up, the Harry Potter series was a massive influence in my life. I read all the books and watched all the movies, and am proud… More

Spring Break Part 3: Glen Nevis

Sydney Smith April 24, 2018

By the fifth day of my Spring Trip I was equal parts fired up and physically exhausted. I was on the last leg of my trip with only a few days left before I returned to good ole Aberdeen. These last few days were less organized than the first half and… More

Older Posts