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    One Month Abroad

    So somehow it’s already been over a month since my first study abroad update. Say what?

    Time is flying by so fast here and I’m actually okay with that because it’s motivating me to get all my traveling done. Which I have done quite a bit of since we last talked!! I’ve also made two friends and am getting close to some of the other international students and my flatmates. Plus, I’m finally completed adjusted!! Well culture-wise, but not education system-wise. But keep reading to find out more!

    My Travels so Far

    I’ve explored almost all the major attractions in Glasgow, took a trip to Liverpool and Edinburgh, fulfilled my childhood dream of seeing Loch Ness, and went on two tours hosted by my university.

    I won’t be talking about my trip to Liverpool or Edinburgh in this post because they were so long and deserve their own post.

    First Uni Tour

    I was excited about the tour because I hadn’t really gotten to go to any international events yet, so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to meet people. But LOL no because I’m antisocial and just listened to podcasts on the bus there and went off on my own to take pictures.

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    Kelpies statues falkirk scotland

    The Kelpies

    The first stop was The Kelpies statues in Falkirk. They are literally just big statues off the side of the motorway, but apparently, they are one of the biggest tourist attractions in Scotland. I loved the mythology behind the artwork and if you don’t know what a Kelpy is, then you should Google it because they are some interesting creatures. (Hint: they aren’t actually horses) Read more…

    What I Got for Christmas 2017

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    This is about a week overdue but I literally had no time to shoot these photos last week. Plus, I wanted to relax and spend as much time as possible with my family since I’m leaving the country in about two weeks.

    I actually had my heart set on filming a what I got for Christmas video, but that didn’t pan out either. There’s always next year though! Especially since any type of haul is one of my favorite videos to watch.

    Okay so on to the presents. I’m not going to share literally everything, just the big things and what I was most excited about. So here we go:

    Michael Kors Purse

    My sweet mother got me on the Michael Kors purses I’ve been eyeing! It was between this one and the Selma medium cross body, but I ultimately told her I wanted this one more because it’s bigger than the one I’ve been carrying around for the past year and a half.The slate gray is the perfect color to match all my outfits. Plus, it makes me feel super chic. I just wish it had an outside pocket and that the strap was long enough to actually wear it as a cross body and not just on my shoulder. Read more…

    2017 Year in Review

    2017 Year in Review | College with CaitlynHappy New Year’s Eve my friends!!

    I’m so excited to be writing this because I have a very unpopular opinion: I loved 2017.  Almost everyone has been complaining that 2017 sucked, but I honestly had one of the best years of my life. I got to travel to so many new places, I got my dream job and dream car, my blog has been super successful, I made a new lifelong friend, and reconnected with someone very special to me I knew years ago.

    I’d say, “How the heck am I supposed to top this year!?” but I’m going to Scotland in a couple weeks so that’s a no brainer.

    Now let’s get into this before I ramble too much! Read more…