Hiring a Car and Driving in the UK

Derek and I had tried as best as we could to prepare ourselves for driving in the UK ahead of time. Here are some things we had wished we had been told about driving in…

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A Candlelit Dinner in Edinburgh, Scotland

Just a short hop from the National Museum of Scotland, we stumbled upon The Outsider. I looked online, and this place had promised a quiet, candlelit dinner in Edinburgh. For a restaurant situated right near…

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Hiking Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh, Scotland

On our second morning in Edinburgh, we woke up early to take the long walk to Holyrood Park. We wanted to conquer Arthur’s Seat on this sunny and warm day. The hill itself is incredible,…

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Edinburgh’s Christmas Market

Arriving at Edinburgh’s Christmas Market was such a magical moment for me. I had been waiting to see a European Christmas Market for so long. The atmosphere was wonderful: the lights twinkled, carols echoed, and…

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Off the Royal Mile, Edinburgh (Grassmarket & Other Streets)

After our visit to Dean Village, Derek and I headed to Grassmarket, and had lunch at Fiddlers Arms. It was an alright touristy place to eat. The haggis with mashed tatties was said to be…

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