Dinner at Gosford House, Scotland

There’s something special about old Scottish castles housing beautiful artworks from the classical era. It takes you back on a historical journey of a time that once was. On our last night in Scotland, we attended a gala dinner at the wondrous Gosford House near Longniddry, in East Lothian. At the time, I had never heard […]

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A QUICK GUIDE TO EDINBURGH

The medieval Scottish capital of Edinburgh is filled with neoclassical buildings, rolling hills and an endless history that engulfs the city (and you!) no matter where you stand. From the top of the Scott Monument to the colorful antique stores, here is a quick guide to Edinburgh. FAST FIVE FACTS Population: 1.4 million Location: Edinburgh […]

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Take that Erasmus Exchange: What You’ll Learn

If you’re at university and are contemplating a study abroad trip then my advice is to just go! Six years ago I embarked on an Erasmus exchange program to The Netherlands and I can honestly say that I’ve never been the same since. Sure, there were a few moments (both before and during my trip) […]

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10 Tips For A Successful Parisian Experience

There are so many great things to do in Paris that it can be easy to get overwhelmed and flustered. You aim to see it all in a short space of time… and then… end up in one flurried mess. Paris is a beautiful city and if planned right, it could simply be one of […]

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A Quick Guide to Surviving Paris in the Winter

If you’re not used to low temperatures then Parisian winters can be a complete shock to your system. Late sunrises, early sunsets, lots and lots of rain followed by icy winds and even some snow can surely put a damper on any exploring you have planned. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Paris […]

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Losing (and finding) The Eiffel Tower

Let me tell you a story of two nights spent in Paris, one entire day searching for the Eiffel Tower and lots and lots of rain. Exploring Paris is a remarkably wonderful idea, when you have bountiful sunshine that is. My sister has always wanted to see the Eiffel tower, so whilst venturing through Europe […]

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