ELIZABETH ROBERTSON | ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND | POST 4

ELIZABETH ROBERTSON | ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND | POST 4

Featured Image: The famous Swilcan Bridge on the Old Links Course in St. Andrews. This course was the first site where golf was played in the 15th century! The British Open has been held on this course almost 30 times. It’s customary for golf champions to publicly show some sort of respect to the bridge. When people ask for photos of St. Andrews I’m never sure what to send. The concept of one or even a few photographs which will…

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ELIZABETH ROBERTSON | ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND | POST 3

ELIZABETH ROBERTSON | ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND | POST 3

Featured image: In Krakow, Poland, experiencing Nutella and coconut filled “chimney cakes” with friends University of St. Andrews has a tradition of “Raisin” weekend. Similarly to Vassar’s Founder’s Day, Raisin revolves around camaraderie and of course… a lot of drinking. After being adopted by an “Academic family,” you can expect to have a few family gatherings before Raisin Sunday/Monday. Each family has their own personalities and focuses, however it can be tough to determine what those focuses are with such…

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ELIZABETH ROBERTSON | ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND | POST 2

ELIZABETH ROBERTSON | ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND | POST 2

Featured image: Woods at Falkland Palace, Scotland   Let’s talk long-distance relationships… but don’t worry, I am not here to tell you not to do it. If you are set on doing a long-distance relationship, then listen up. First things first, make sure you’re on the same page. Have an honest conversation with your partner about what you both want. If one of you is only half in and the other is all in, it won’t work. Sorry to break…

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Christa Ventresca | Glasgow, Scotland | Post 1

Christa Ventresca | Glasgow, Scotland | Post 1

Hey Vassar people! How’s Poughkeepsie? I’m currently at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, and it has been quite the adventure so far. My mom and I first came into Ireland through Dublin and spent a day there, then flew up to Glasgow. Dublin was pretty cool, we got to see Trinity College and the Book of Kells which was incredible. The Book of Kells is an illuminated copy of the gospels that’s really old. If you’ve seen any sort…

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