4 Countries in 5 Weeks (paper 4) by Ali Kazanowski

As our trip comes to a close it is hard not to reflect how amazing these last 5 weeks have been. Going on study abroad can be a frightening experience, one day you are in the comfort of your familiar apartment in East Lansing and the next week you are in a foreign country with…

Laugh it Off by Ali Kazanowski

Have you ever sat down and thought of stressful jobs, picture this: Constantly putting out fires for politicians. I know, I know, when mostly people hear that they would begin backing away slowly. Today we met with Gavin Towers, the head of public relations for the Ukips political party. On a daily basis, Gavin is…

Humbled by Ali Kazanowski

Our time here in the United Kingdom is quickly coming to a close. With only 4 days left of the program, I am determined to make the most of every minute. Today was an awesome day, if I could describe it in one world it would be humbled. We got to visit the University of…

Dear Scotland by: Ali Kazanowski

Dear Scotland, You and me need to talk. First I need to say thank you for the 70 degree weather today, I truly appreciate the sunshine and the clear blue skies. You would be delighted to know that to celebrate this beautiful weather, we hiked up the summit of Arthur’s Seat and had a nice…

Stop and appreciate by Ali Kazanowski

List of things we did today: Went to a grave yard Went to two coffee shops Went horseback riding Another eventful day in Edinburgh, and probably my favorite so far. The theme of the day was J.K Rowling, the author of the popular Harry Potter series and phenomenon.  To my surprise, J.K Rowling lives in…

Tuesday in Glasglow by Ali Kazanowski

7:00 am– Hit the alarm and contemplate going back to sleep 8:30 am– Get breakfast at the cafeteria, fill my cup to the brim with coffee and try to mutter out a few words while waking up to be polite 9:30 am– Grab yet another coffee, hop on the train and chat all the way…