Edinburgh, Scotland: Day 2

Day two in Edinburgh started off with more street wanderings. I came across old buildings and statues that doubled as roundabouts on major streets. Since I was traveling alone, I took my time and walked wherever I felt like going. I stayed as close as possible to the Edinburgh Castle area because I had a … Continue reading Edinburgh, Scotland: Day 2

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Edinburgh, Scotland: Day 1

Day 1 in Edinburgh started off at 8:00 am. I felt sleepy, but excited to explore a new city. Per the suggestion of a Harlaxton staff member, I downloaded the app, CityMaps2Go, for my trip to Edinburgh. This app allows users to download maps for any city to their phone; therefore, you have the ability … Continue reading Edinburgh, Scotland: Day 1

Edinburgh, Scotland: Traveling by Train

Last Thursday after my last class concluded, an introduction to supply chain and logistics in case you are curious, I hopped on the Harlaxton shuttle to the train station. Now, I want to start by saying my first travel weekend I decided to do a solo adventure to Edinburgh, Scotland, by train. For a person … Continue reading Edinburgh, Scotland: Traveling by Train

Culture Trip: Stamford, England

Nearly every week on a Wednesday afternoon, students have the opportunity to sign up for free culture trips. The school provides transport to nearby English towns/cities and students have the opportunity to wander around. Last Wednesday, the culture trip was to Stamford, England. Stamford is about a 30-minute drive from Harlaxton and I believe to … Continue reading Culture Trip: Stamford, England

Grantham, England: Hello, Harlaxton

On Thursday, January 17th, I boarded my plane in Hamburg at 7:00 am to head back to London, England. At my gate, I met a wonderful woman named Gretel: a third-generation German who lives in Guatemala. We spoke a bit in Spanish and when I say "a bit" I mean a few sentences. Gretel told … Continue reading Grantham, England: Hello, Harlaxton

Hamburg, Germany: Days 1 & 2

8 January 2019 I packed up my bags and loaded them into the large European car for the drive back to Hamburg with Neele and Ute as my flight back to London took off at 7:00 am on Thursday. Once we arrived to Hamburg, we checked into our accommodation, found some lunch, and explored the … Continue reading Hamburg, Germany: Days 1 & 2

Hannover, Germany: Wrapping Up

Friends! Hello! It’s been a few days! I assure you I am alive and well. For my last few days in Germany, I wanted to soak up everything and took the time off from blogging, I am back now and am recapping my last couple of days in Hannover. 6 January 2019 Neele and I … Continue reading Hannover, Germany: Wrapping Up

Berlin, Germany: Day 3

Saturday started off with me waking up at 8:30 am this morning, which is the best sleep I have had since arriving in Europe. #winning Neele and I grabbed a bit of breakfast. Then, we hopped on the train to an area of Berlin where the classier shops are (Chanel, Fendi, Tesla, etc.) so Neele … Continue reading Berlin, Germany: Day 3

Berlin, Germany: Day 2

Friends, I am slowly overcoming my jet lag. I managed to sleep in until 5:00 am this morning. What an accomplishment! However, I woke up without a voice as a result of my ongoing cold. I am thankful though that I am getting my sickness out of the way prior to my classes beginning at … Continue reading Berlin, Germany: Day 2

Berlin, Germany: Day 1

Around 1:00 pm today, Neele and I hopped on a train from Hannover to Berlin, Germany, for a few days. The train ride was around 1.5 hours, extremely quiet, and included WiFi. Once we arrived in Berlin, we purchased train tickets to head to our hotel. The immensity of the train station blew my mind! … Continue reading Berlin, Germany: Day 1