Blogette #7: In Search of Nessie

Long fascinated with mysteries like the Loch Ness Monster, I knew that seeing the loch with my own eyes some day needed to happen. When we planned our trip through Scotland this Christmas break, we made sure to stop by Loch Ness to, hopefully, say hi to Nessie. Days before we actually stood on the…

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…

Solo exploration in Edinburgh

Tim has a large contract in Edinburgh and because of this, we have been venturing up to Scotland’s gorgeous capital every few weeks. While Tim is off at work, I’ve had the pleasure of exploring the fair city on my own. Luckily, Edinburgh is perfect for solo female travelers and as such, Edinburgh has quickly…

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…