I have mentioned in several of my posts before that I’ve done a gap year. It was in between my undergrad degree and my master’s. It has been a year that definitely changed me as a person and changed my… Read moreGap Year: My experience
I do not want to get too excited, but I feel that Spring is coming. That means we’ll finally abandon our heavy coats and we’ll be able to spend the afternoon reading on the lawn of the Meadows. The days… Read moreMoney-saving tricks for students
In your third year at Edinburgh, you can opt to spend your year abroad! You might find yourself studying while exploring a new culture in New Zealand or working as a teacher in Japan. Thanks to our long history and… Read moreYear Abroad: What do our PPLS students think?
Well, we have all been there. Cold season. Sometimes, no matter how careful you are you will end up catching a cold. So, for those of you who wonder, “what should I do if I am ill while studying?” here… Read moreHow to survive sickness while studying
My friend, Ken, came up to visit me from Bath. He has always heard of the Nessie legend and the Loch Ness. So I granted his wish… So I bought this 12-hour tour from Nessiehunter for a dirt cheap deal of… Read moreMy Day Trip to Lochness & the Highlands (snow!) : a review
Dear Edinburgh, It’s been almost four years now, and still, you never fail to amaze me. When the sun covers you and you glow and wrap me in warmth, you take my breath away. And even in the everyday grey,… Read moreAn open love letter to Edinburgh
Preparing the application for my master’s program took a few months, between investigating the different options, requirements and others, it was at least 4 or 5 months of work. Here I leave the steps I followed, along with some tips!… Read moreHow to prepare your Master´s application
Happy new year everyone! To start off the year right, I want to introduce you to an important part of the Scottish culture : music. “Rip it up”, an exhibition that recently closed at the National Museum of Scotland gave… Read moreA quick guide to the Scottish music scene
What I learned in 2018 at Edinburgh The year 2018 saw me going through my second semester as a second year and my first semester as a third year. Looking back, what a year 2018 was for me! Last year… Read moreWhat I learned in 2018
Being a Latin American student in Edinburgh is quite an adventure. Especially if you come from places like Quito, my hometown, which despite being at 2,800 meters above sea level has an average temperature of 20º throughout the year and… Read moreHow to stay active during winter and boost your mood!