In the summer, it became clear that my dream of moving to Scotland wasn’t going to be exactly as I’d envisioned. My master’s programme was going to take place almost entirely online for the first semester and perhaps the second. I was even given the option to defer study for a semester or whole year, but here I am in Scotland. So, was it worth it?Continue reading “Moving to Scotland during Covid… Was It Worth It?”
In many parts of the world, Americans are often seen as ethnocentric with a lack of cultural understanding. Maybe they don’t feel the need to become more culturally-aware because they belong to a globally-dominant culture. While the U.S. claims to embrace different cultures, I’m not sure most Americans live up to that, but I want to.Continue reading “How Being American Has Shaped My Worldview”
My health is always a priority and that’s been emphasised during this pandemic. When abroad, maintaining my health is even more critical as I find myself in unfamiliar and sometimes challenging situations.Continue reading “Maintaining My Health Abroad”
You don’t have to be a minimalist!
Back at university, I studied in Italy for a semester. Prior to departure, my professor showed my peers and I how to travel with a single, carry-on backpack for months. (Yes, months!) At the time, it seemed impossible, but now it’s my preferred way to travel. (See my previous post to know why.)Continue reading “How to Pack for Months with a Single Backpack (Yes, It’s Possible)”
Being in lock-down has made me, and many others, anxious to get back out exploring. So, when the time comes for another adventure, here are some tips to cut costs and avoid headaches!Continue reading “6 Tips for Easy and Affordable Travelling (When That’s a Thing Again)”