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Best tours for students: in Edinburgh and around Scotland

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It can be very frustrating feeling like travelling and not being able to afford it. However, there are many free tours out there. It is important to be aware that many tours that are advertised as ‘free’ actually mean that at the end you’re gonna be asked to leave a donation. So technically you could just leave and not pay, however it is not nice custom to do so…so make sure you’ve got at least a fiver (or whatever you think the tour was worth it) not to be surprised at the end!

As you may want to visit specific places around Scotland e.g.

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What’s up in Edinburgh? Events throughout the Year

Screen Shot 2013-06-17 at 1.29.46 PMIf there is one sure thing about Edinburgh, is that it won’t let you down in terms of entertainment! As it is commonly known as the city of festivals, Edinburgh has events for every age and interest all year round, so today I’m gonna give you my breakdown list!

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Sport in Edinburgh: to do and to watch

Scottish football fanScotland is not just a land of great nature, history and’s also a great place for sports! But what I have on mind is not the usual soccer game, or American football.. Today what I’d like to explore is:


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Best Free Attractions in Edinburgh



Since it’s getting warmer here in the burgh I thought it was a good idea to write a blog post about some good free attractions that can make your staying in Edinburgh even more enjoyable!

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New Edinburgh Napier Prospectus: Have you Seen It?

Edinburgh Napier 2013 - 2014 Undergrad Prospectus

Edinburgh Napier 2013 – 2014 Undergrad Prospectus

Hi there peeps!

I bet you’re all super nervous/excited as in about one month you’ll all know if you’re admitted to study at Napier. Try not to freak out too much and be positive: if you’ve done your best and you really hope to get in, you will:) I still remember when I was waiting for the results, four years ago..hard to sleep, hard to wait! But then the results day arrived and
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Easter Break: 10 things to do in Edinburgh

The Meadows during Spring!

The Meadows during Spring!

Hi there chaps!

I guess many of you are very happy about the beginning of Easter Break this week 🙂 I will mostly spend my break on editing my dissertation, BUT when you’ll start your career as a student here in Edinburgh don’t miss out this breakdown list – or you’ll regret it!

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Why Edinburgh?

My shot of Edinburgh, Fall 2012. Copyright carlottazorzi®

Hi there folks!

This week I decided to tell you a little more about why I chose to study specifically in Edinburgh, as I believe there are many of you out there wondering “Why Edinburgh” 🙂

When I started looking into higher education I had 2 criteria to satisfy: degrees offered and city to live in. I looked up at universities in Germany, Ireland, England, Wales, France..and Scotland, obviously. After a long research I came to the conclusion that Edinburgh was what I was looking for. As mentioned in my previous blog post, I found a degree that I simply loved and, particularly, I fell in love with what the city had to offer.

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