Traveling to Scotland has always been a dream of mine. It was
finally achieved when I was accepted into the ISEP Exchange
Program and studied at Edinburgh Napier University during Fall
3. I lived next door to one of the
best pubs in Edinburgh, The
Golf Tavern. My flat overlooked
the Meadows golf course, and I
was only a short walk away
from Princes Street. Edinburgh shines at
Christmas. In Princes Street
Gardens, a carnival was set
up for the whole month of
The weather was always December.
changing. One minute it
would be cloudy and rainy,
and the next the sun would
4. The Highlands
A Scottish friend of mine was generous enough to take me across the
Highlands and visit other areas of the country.
5. From Stirling, some
friends and I made it
over to Doune Castle, Stirling became one of
the castle featured in my favorite towns.
Monty Python and the From Stirling Castle,
Holy Grail. We were you could see the
even given coconuts to Wallace Monument.
play with as we
explored the grounds.
Since I had relatives in Italy, I traveled to the village of Mezzocorona in the
northeastern region. There, my cousins took me to the valley where my
grandmother was born.
7. While in Italy, I also
experienced their Apple
…and the Juliet House
One weekend, my flatmate and I took the train down to London. It was
cloudy the entire time we were there, but we enjoyed exploring the sights.
9. …and traveled by foot to
see Buckingham Palace.
Sadly, I did not spy any While I was there, I
royal guards. mastered the
…as well as the