Exchange, Travel

A Weekend in Glasgow

I'm coming to realize how extremely conducive to travel the UK is - a couple of trains from Oxford and I'm in Scotland! This was my first full weekend away, which was a little daunting but I surprised myself by being able to get there and back, and see pretty much everything I wanted to… Continue reading A Weekend in Glasgow

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A Day at Stonehenge and Winchester

My most British trip yet! I'd say that Stonehenge is the quintessential English landmark and Winchester was the old English capital, plus home to the oldest school in the country and also Jane Austen. We arrived at the visitor's centre at Stonehenge and then, equipped with audio-guides, were shuttled out to the stone circle. It's… Continue reading A Day at Stonehenge and Winchester

Exchange, Travel

A Day in the Cotswolds & Stratford

One of the many great things about being an international student is that the university organizes a whole bunch of day trips to places around England for a lot cheaper than I would be able to plan. So of course I'm going to take advantage of every single one! You may have seen in my… Continue reading A Day in the Cotswolds & Stratford