Claire, an American high school girl, feels that time away from home will help her to make some of life's big decisions. Being a kid was fun, but now she knows she must grow up. During her senior year, she travels to Scotland as a foreign exchange student. The last thing on her mind is romance, but Liam, a boy she meets, changes that. Together they ride horses in the highlands, go to the Orkney Islands, and talk about life and living.