Five Edinburgh Restaurants for Expats Missing Home

Now, it’s not that pub food isn’t delicious… but England and the UK in general aren’t really known for their amazing cuisine options. Hailing from the state that has some of the most amazing restaurants in the country (including 29 of the top 101 best American restaurants), I am big lover of food. California, and…

The Interesting History Behind 3 Common Phrases

This past month has been an absolute blur with activities for birthdays galore. From flying home to see my grandpa, parents and friends in California, to heading into London and Cambridge for a couple plays, our weeks and days have been filled… yet I’m struggling with finding something to write to you about. I’ll cover…

Walking in a Winter Wonderland: Edinburgh’s Christmas Market

Mere days after we returned from Germany, we traveled to Edinburgh again for Tim’s work. This time though, I brought a friend and it made exploring the city even more sweet. We ventured to some new places together and I also shred my favorites with her. But the best part was, we got to see…

Lessons learned from an August trip to Edinburgh

Lesson 1: Heed your friends’ advice, especially if they’ve been to Edinburgh and you haven’t. “You need to plan everything you do on your trip to Edinburgh. You can’t just wing it. ” My friend Alex said to me, her blonde ponytail blowing in the light summer breeze as we walked to the town market…