An American Expat in Scotland

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An American Expat in Scotland
A recent university graduate from America writes about his move to Scotland and other miscellaneous adventures.
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  • Pripyat 6 months ago Like my earlier videos, here is a video I made while driving around the abandoned streets of Pripyat. Pripyat was a city created by the USSR in 1970 for workers from the nearby Chernobyl nuclear power plant to live. The almost 50,000 residents were evacuated 36 hours after the accident.The song at...
  • Chernobyl Town 6 months ago Here is a video I made while driving through the town of Chernobyl. The town is about nine miles away from the nuclear power plant, and as you can see in the video, there are a fair number of people who live in the town. These people work at the power plant, build the new containment building or...
  • Chernobyl 6 months ago This week I went on a two day tour of the Chernobyl exclusion zone. The highlights of the trip were getting up close to reactor 4 and visiting Pripyat. I am intending do to a couple of posts on the trip, but as a taster of what is to come, here is a video I took as we drove past the nuclear power...
  • Peanua 9 months ago In Prague this past weekend I had the best hazelnut spread for breakfast.Sympathica PeanuaPeanua is a combination of peanut butter and a generic version of Nutella, a chocolate hazelnut spread. Peanut Butter and the chocolatey goodness of Nutella go great together on things like bread and bagels....
  • Tartan Irn-Bru Bottles 8 months ago Irn Bru is doing their version of Coke's "Share a Coke with" bottles with the names on. Each bottle of Irn Bru has a different tartan on the label. Similar to how people look for the Coke bottles with their name on, people are supposed to look for the bottles with their family's tartan on. There is... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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14:39 PM July 06, 2015

My husband is thinking of applying to Glasgow School of Art for his MFA. We live in Baltimore, MD, USA... I stumbled upon your blog this morning and have enjoyed reading thus far.... trying to get a sense of life in Scotland for an American... I will continue to check in with your blog. Ashley

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