Category: Travel

Adventures in North Berwick

Just a half-hour train ride from Edinburgh lies a wee seaside village. From walking along the beaches to search for sea glass to hiking The Law or the John Muir Way to shopping at the unique boutique shops, there is something for everyone. Surprisingly, the vegan foodie scene is alive and well there, too. I

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Life Lately: Autumn in Scotland

Autumn is my favorite time of year, without a doubt. The colors of the leaves like gemstones. The salty sea air, no matter where I go. The blustery wind, nearly knocking me over (no joke). And of course, now that the time has changed, it’s getting dark just after 3 PM. But it’s all for

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Life Lately: Our First Weeks in Edinburgh

Well, I’m here. We did it. I am officially a resident of Edinburgh, Scotland. As are my husband and two cats, Marcellus Wallace and Kiara Mala. The four of us are easing into a somewhat normal routine after putting nearly everything we own into storage (AKA various generous family member’s basements). Though, we haven’t actually

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A Weekend in Inverness

Our weekend in the Scottish Highlands: Inverness, Loch Ness, Glen Affric, and Aviemore. Our first week in Scotland has been a total blur. But we’re here, alive, and well — though a bit disoriented and jet lagged. The cats, however, seem to be adjusting quite nicely to their new home. I’m already back to work,

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Moving Abroad: The Importance of a Relocation Agent

PSA: Finding a flat to rent — with an ocean betwixt you and it — is really hard. If there is one bit of advice I can give to people in the same shoes as I was a month ago, it would be to find yourself a reputable relocation agent. My husband and I moved

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