Tag: Edinburgh

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 members basements). Though, we haven’t actually

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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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The Ultimate Vegan Guide: Edinburgh

Edinburgh is unofficially the vegan capital of Scotland. “Over the last decade, the number of vegans in the UK has increased by more than 350 per cent,” according to The Scotsman. So you can imagine my excitement when I found out I was moving to Edinburgh. So for myself and for those of you visiting

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On Leaving Michigan + Packing For My Move to Scotland

My entire life’s worth of stuff has been reduced to one international-sized suitcase, one carry on, and a backpack. To my surprise, it was easier than I thought it would be. Having grown up with divorced parents and moving 15+ times in my life so far, I have come to despise holding on to things.

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