Top 10 Sights in Scotland

Did you know that in 2017 Scotland was voted the most beautiful country according to Rough Guides? While it’s no secret that I lived in Glasgow to complete my postgraduate studies  - Scotland quickly became 'a home away from home.' During my year as an expat, I was fortunate to explore much of this country. I … Continue reading Top 10 Sights in Scotland


Savoring Sicily

Have you been to Sicily yet? Have you considered going? Sure, Rome, Venice, Florence, and Naples are great, but standard tourist sights. I'm not saying skip any of those, but I don't know why Sicily hasn't become a HOT destination. In fact, the only types of tourists I met were from Eastern European countries, students/Erasmus … Continue reading Savoring Sicily

3 Days in Ibiza – Off Season

On our first day- we wandered around Ibiza Old town or Dalt Vila, which is a recognized UNESCO site. We received complimentary maps with walking routes at the tourist office in the centre. The old town is vibrant with pale colors, turquoise harbor views, and medieval architecture. The main castle is from 16th century and it's one … Continue reading 3 Days in Ibiza – Off Season

5 Reasons to Visit Ibiza in the Off Season

At the end of my final semester in March I visited Ibiza, one of the Balearic islands in the Mediterranean. One of my European friends inwardly cringed and demanded why I was going during the 'winter' season and not waiting for summer (ie. May to possibly September). She claimed it would be cold and there would be … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Ibiza in the Off Season

Returning to London after 12 years…

My friend Lindsay and I went to London to see the Gala Performance of Doctor Faustus, which features Game of Thrones' Kit Harrington as the leading role (its ongoing from April-June 2016). The show was a contemporary adaptation to the late 14th century play. They made references to President Obama, and President Trump (unfortunately as the next … Continue reading Returning to London after 12 years…

Norway and Krakow

On the last weekend of January, my friend Lindsay, and I arrived to Oslo City Centre by 18:00 on Saturday evening, and stayed at Anker Hostel. Although it was a little ways away from the city, it was only about 15-20 minutes walking distance. We traveled to the Sculpture Garden, but on the way we walked along … Continue reading Norway and Krakow

Sevilla, Cadiz, and Faro…

I visited Spain and briefly, Portugal for an extended weekend. A lot of blogs and pages online boast the beauty of the Andalucía region - and I'm promising you, it's truly real. Friday, December 18, was primarily dedicated to travel time. After my flight from Edinburgh to Faro, I took a bus from Faro Portugal to … Continue reading Sevilla, Cadiz, and Faro…