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Perfect Stranger

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By spontaneousadventures | Views [12] | Scholarship Entry

The city was a stranger. Whispers of its tales and its beauty had travelled all the way to India and caught my curiosity. My destination was decided- Edinburgh. As I walked out of Waverly train station, I would lie if I said I wasn’t quick in judgement ... Read more >

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The Pursuit

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By pursuit | Views [15] | Scholarship Entry

- BOOONG - BOOONG Suddenly that slight little noise I heard far away was far very, very close. I took a few more steps and finally saw it. I did it! I got here! Although I have landed a few hours ago, the penny was not dropped yet. No, it was just somewhere ... Read more >

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Thu, 15 May 2014 | By fannyminka | Photo Gallery


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Action & Reaction.

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By olympia | Views [13] | Scholarship Entry

One might say, that even without me knowing, the way I was living my life, and my point of perception changed on Wednesday 20th of February 2013. My flight from Athens to London was leaving at 19.10, all passengers are to be at the airport 2 hours earlier, ... Read more >

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Lost and Found

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By spiritatlas | Views [14] | Scholarship Entry

There is a very special thing in being a so-called “visa national”. Limiting as it is, it also gives you a great taste for freedom and chances: you get your visa, and it's almost like being a hero, the cloak and sometimes even flying included, if you ... Read more >

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Into the open-air lunatic asylum

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By foreverloafer | Views [82] | Scholarship Entry

Once upon a time, there was a magic shire, where witches wandered around casting spells and fairies sang enchanting ballads. But wait! Today you can find this fairytale setting in the beautiful Valley of Avalon, where a little fortress of serenity called ... Read more >

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The Clootie Well

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By isabellarose | Views [18] | Scholarship Entry

I burrowed deeper into my coat and scarf and hoped this stop would be worth the pain of thawing out upon reentering the car. Our guide led us out of the carpark and onto what looked like a wetland. He trudged ahead, dwarfed by his canvas coat and Mum ... Read more >

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London Limbo

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By patricknaval | Views [20] | Scholarship Entry

Anxious hours. It is Friday night in London and the pub is a madhouse. The Thames is saturated with the smell of drunkenness and loose talk. Cigarette in my mouth I take a break from the frenzy and watch the rain dribble down the backs of lovers and tourists ... Read more >

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Dreaming a Reality

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By dbgoto | Views [12] | Scholarship Entry

The hours passed by like a turtle walking through honey – slowly. Your lower body is numb and you have a cramp in your neck, but there is nowhere to move. You are stuck, no, trapped in a hollow tube that is sucking the life out of you with each passing ... Read more >

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Photos: Around Scotland

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By hetahannaloviisa | Flickr Photo Gallery

I have spent my past 4 years in Aberdeen, Scotland doing university studies. During that time I have travelled here and there.
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For the first time..

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By sidhantsudhan | Views [13] | Scholarship Entry

An indispensable dream it was and is,very endearing yet,empowering if it came true.My thoughts take me to places where I’ve never been before, to the places where no one goes.It was a child’s magical wish perhaps and perhaps it was a delusional fantasy.... Read more >

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All downhill from here

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By antoniamitchell | Views [24] | Scholarship Entry

“We're lost, aren't we?” I nod. We're half way up a mountain, the snow and wind are pinching our cheeks like an over-enthusiastic great-aunt at a family wedding, and we're definitely lost. The MD, Head of Marketing, and Finance Director form an increasingly-... Read more >

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A journey of life

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By dinarad | Views [17] | Scholarship Entry

This house tells a story about its owners. Enigmatic story of love and struggle, fears and joy, mix of cultures and harmony, family and kids, prosperity and escape, some type of inner treasure and memories. It was full of things: furniture, books, souvenirs, ... Read more >

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I should have said yes

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By thebirthofaman | Views [19] | Scholarship Entry

I should have said yes. After growing up in the most homogeneous city there is, living in London for a while was like losing my virginity everyday. Every Monday showed me something different and there was no ordinary Wednesday. I was constantly reborn.... Read more >

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Montserrat

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By tedsexcellentadventure | Views [14] | Scholarship Entry

Don't go they said, you'll get killed but here I stood in my hotel room in Barcelona, I had made it... alive. So if I had come this far, I knew I could go further. Just keep going is what I told myself as I walked along, climbing every step thinking surely ... Read more >

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