Edinburgh, Scotland: A Month in the Land of Whiskey

Well, I am ashamed it has taken me this long to update. My only excuse is Russian (the language is killing me). The last month of my life in one post: Since the referendum, things have calmed down on the political side of things. The First Minister of Scotland decided to step down, and the…

UK: Playing Catch-Up

Well, London here we are! Hard to believe I have been in this beautiful city for almost a month. It has been such a whirlwind of an adventure. My days have been busy, filled with school and exploring my new home. CAPA did such a wonderful job easing all of us into our schedules; they…

Morocco: My Head Just Exploded

Yes, that is what you think it is. No, your eyes are not deceiving you. I found and you’d best believe I purchased Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince translated into Arabic today. I went into the French/Arabic bookstore next door to our study center today to buy a Moroccan novel I have to read…