It’s February, aka the month where new year’s resolutions meet their predictable but abrupt end. I’ve spent the better part of 2018 sick, coughing and feeling sorry for myself, but … Continue reading January Recap: Kayaking, Push-ups, Snowstorms, Publishing and Castles
After finals, a few friends and I packed into a car and went on a little Outlander themed roadtrip. Our trip featured three Outlander film spots: Linlithgow Palace (Wentworth Prison), Blackness Castle (Fort William) and Midhope Castle (Lallybroch).
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I must admit that I’ve been feeling a little homesick being away from my family and dog for the holiday season. However, I didn’t let that stop me from making the most of winter vacation.
Seeing the Fairy Pools on Isle of Skye was #1 on my Scottish bucket list when I moved over here. A couple other things high on my list of things to see were Culloden and the Eileen Donan Castle. During my mid-trimester break, I was able to cross all three of things off my bucket list. Two friends joined me for a three-day bus tour traveling from Edinburgh to the Isle of Skye.
Back in the day, a long, long time ago, Romans tried to conquer Britain to prove they were strong and mighty.
I’ve lived in Edinburgh for more than two months now. I can’t believe how fast it’s all going. In some ways, things still feel very new and strange, but mostly I think I’ve settled into my life abroad. Here’s my recap of my time here so far.
I spent my weekend with the Napier University Kayak Club up in the Scottish Highlands on their Freshers Weekender trip. It was a lot of fun. We stayed about 20 miles north of Fort William in the Great Glen Hostel, a cool little spot located in South Laggan.