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On Eating with a Nut Allergy in England | Holly Goes Abroad

As is obvious from the title of my blog, I’m allergic to nuts. I guess I don’t talk much about my nut allergy on this blog, mostly because there’s just so much to say about books that I never seem to know how to bring up my allergy in the midst of it all. However,… Continue reading On Eating with a Nut Allergy in England | Holly Goes Abroad

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5 Reasons Why I Love Blackwell’s | Holly Goes Abroad

What would a Holly Goes Abroad series be without a post about Blackwell’s? Blackwell’s is my favorite bookshop in Oxford, and definitely one of my favorite bookshops ever. My friend and I made a point to make an extra-long visit to Blackwell’s during this trip because we both love it so much. Today I thought… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Love Blackwell’s | Holly Goes Abroad

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Wild horses? Diving off a bridge? Oh my! | Holly Goes Abroad

On my last full day in Oxford, my friends and I packed our bags with snacks and swimsuits and trekked all the way to Port Meadow. I had heard fun stories about afternoons at Port Meadow, but I had never been before this trip. Located on a little dirt path that cuts between rolling fields… Continue reading Wild horses? Diving off a bridge? Oh my! | Holly Goes Abroad

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Advice for Studying Abroad | Holly Goes Abroad

Earlier in the summer I was asked to share some tips for studying abroad as part of this Holly Goes Abroad series. Since it’s nearly time for the new semester to start, I thought this would be a good time to give some advice. Of course, I am in no way a study abroad expert,… Continue reading Advice for Studying Abroad | Holly Goes Abroad

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I finally went to Persephone Books and it was amazing | Holly Goes Abroad

Persephone Books first appeared on my bookish radar years ago when I started watching Booktube. I remember watching London-based booktubers visit this gorgeous shop, jealous that they had so many local independent bookshops to choose from. Back in high school I never imagined I would someday spend a year studying abroad in England, much less… Continue reading I finally went to Persephone Books and it was amazing | Holly Goes Abroad

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Book Haul! | Holly Goes Abroad

Word of advice: travel with bookish friends. While in England my friend and I spent a day visiting bookshops in London, and it was such a fun day. Not only did we visit some beautiful bookshops, but it was also a great way to see many different parts of the city without going to the… Continue reading Book Haul! | Holly Goes Abroad

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My flight to England was cancelled?!?! | Holly Goes Abroad

I'm back with my Holly Goes Abroad feature! This summer I'm sharing some adventures from my recent trip to Oxford. Most of these experiences are incredibly positive; however, it's safe to say that this trip definitely started on the wrong foot. At first everything seemed fine. I was flying over with one of my American… Continue reading My flight to England was cancelled?!?! | Holly Goes Abroad

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Returning to Oxford | Holly Goes Abroad

I'm so excited to bring back the Holly Goes Abroad feature! If you've stuck around this blog for a while then you might know that I spent my junior year of college studying abroad at Mansfield College in the University of Oxford in England. Recently I was lucky enough to return to Oxford for a… Continue reading Returning to Oxford | Holly Goes Abroad

Awards

Versatile Blogger Award {Oxford themed!] | 5

Look familiar? I’m back with another Versatile Blogger Award! Thanks so much to Dani for nominating me! Last time I gave this award a summer theme, but this time the theme is extra special: Oxford! As you read this, I will be flying across the pond to Oxford, England to visit some friends at Mansfield… Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award {Oxford themed!] | 5

Rambles

Looking Back at 2018

Every year for the past few years (2015, 2016, 2017) I've made one of these posts, and each year I'm even more surprised by how much can be packed into just twelve months. 2018 was a whirlwind year. Sometimes it's hard to believe that the first half of it was spent in magical Oxford, England,… Continue reading Looking Back at 2018