Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Sip, Munch, Read

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our favorite things to eat and drink while reading. I generally like drinking tea or coffee and eating sweets when I read--but I think I'll let my bookstagram speak for itself... As you can see, we love a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Sip, Munch, Read

Study Abroad

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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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

Monthly Wrap-Up

JUNE 2019 | Wrap-Up

  Happy June! What I consider to be the first month of summer has now come to an end, meaning that there's an even warmer, sunnier part of the summer right around the corner. Here's what I was up to this month: In June I read a total of 9 books: Watership Down by Richard Adams… Continue reading JUNE 2019 | Wrap-Up

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So you’ve just come back from studying abroad… now what? | Holly Goes Abroad

If you’ve been following this blog for the past year or so, then you’re probably well aware that I spent the last academic year studying abroad at the University of Oxford in England. Why? Because I talk about it incessantly. Why? Because I had an amazing time. As you can imagine (and as this post… Continue reading So you’ve just come back from studying abroad… now what? | Holly Goes Abroad

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Our Day at Efteling | Holly Goes Abroad

Our little journey through the Big Big Trip my friend and I took during our spring breaks continues with this week's exciting installment: Efteling in the Netherlands! Prior to my friend telling my about Efteling, I didn't even know it existed. Efteling is an amusement park in Kaatscheuvel in the Netherlands that first opened in… Continue reading Our Day at Efteling | Holly Goes Abroad