Patriotic London

Being an American, I’m used to a certain level of public patriotism, especially during the summertime. I’m used to seeing American flags waving in the wind, posters and banners placed all around town, and red, white, and blue EVERYWHERE. Our love of patriotic things becomes even more intense during the month of July. Every July,…

Fort William and Mallaig (Scottish Highlands)

This was my mom’s first time in Scotland, and I wanted to take her up to the Highlands to experience its beauty for herself.  After my first adventure to the Highlands last October, I have been dreaming about the sparkling lochs (lakes), intimidating mountains, and breathtaking sights. However, on my first Highlands trip, I was unable to stop…

Queen’s Garden Party

Sometimes, walking up to a stranger and introducing yourself leads to good things. On the first day of orientation way back in September, I did just that, and it has led to some pretty epic adventures. This adventure is all thanks to my friend Steph, who was kind enough to ask me to be her…