From the Diary: Scotland

From the Diary: Scotland

I've recently gone through my diary (the written, gut wrenching, shaming diary) that I've kept over the last five years. I take it on pretty much every big trip I go on and detail some of the events. While I was in Scotland studying abroad in 2012, I had the diary with me. Stories of [...]

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12 People You Meet While Living Abroad

12 People You Meet While Living Abroad

The American Studying Abroad This person never seems to study for their classes. And they drink a lot because they're usually underage back home. Your International Flatmate(s) This person (or in my case people) are difficult to live with because of the language barrier, but somehow you make it work. You love them.   The [...]

Why I Want to Live Abroad Again

Why I Want to Live Abroad Again

Moving to a new place is never easy. It is difficult and presents challenges you did not know were possible.  Sometimes you struggle to make new friends or you have difficulty fitting into the new workplace. The literal move itself is never easy! Moving town to town lugging every prized (or let's face it, not so prized possession) in the [...]

The View from Where I Write

The View from Where I Write

I’ve developed the love of writing from the safety and comfort of my bed.  Here in this space, I am queen.  From this space, I have complete dominion over the mess that is before my eyes.  I am not dirty; I am messy.  There is a difference. I don’t always put my shoes away at [...]