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Whether you live in Edinburgh and just want to take a weekend road trip from Edinburgh or you’re visiting Edinburgh as part of your Scottish road trip itinerary, there’s no denying the fact that Edinburgh is a fantastic starting location for a weekend trip out into other parts of Scotland.…
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While it was once my dream to live at Disney World full time, these goals have sadly been dashed by the fact that I don’t have a zillion dollars. That being said, I’ve put together the best Disney World 7 day itinerary so that anyone wanting to get a taste…
Trees and Colors
When it comes to getting into the Christmas spirit, I always prefer to have some sort of event to kick it off. Whether it’s attending a Christmas tree lighting, shopping at a local Christmas fair or just going out for a festive walk and then putting up the tree, marking…
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Studying abroad is a very full-on experience, especially if you’re studying abroad as an introvert. Not only are you in a country where you know no one, but you basically relive your freshman year and are expected to make friends from scratch and be SUPER SOCIAL and ALWAYS FUN and…
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Dear Disney cast members, I just wanted to take a moment on this day of eating turkey and arguing over politics (or arguing over whether Flights of Passage is worth the wait in many Disney families) to say thank you. Thank you for being there every step of the way…
Dillard's in the UK
Dillard’s is such an essential part of many malls in the American south that I grew up not realizing it wasn’t an option in every state or even around the world, so I totally get why you’re wondering, “Is there a Dillard’s in London or the UK?” This department store,…
While I usually stick with the lighter side of things, Friday night’s Paris attacks have hit a bit close to home in many ways. With just a two hour train ride linking London and the French capital, I received a few messages directly and my mom fielded phone calls from…
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Walgreens is seriously my jam. I am with you, people of the internet who have searched, “Is there a Walgreens in the UK?” or “Is there a Walgreens in London?” I am with you. I love Walgreens so much that as a child, I waited during the holidays for the…
Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about reverse culture shock symptoms and reverse culture shock as a study abroad student from prospective study abroad students heading off in the next term or looking to come to London at some point in the future. Those conversations are filled with…
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