Living Abroad

Cheers my dears

It’s been three years. Three years since I moved from this… to this… In honor of this anniversary I have decided to share the highs and lows, the peaks and valleys, the pros and cons of being an American Expat in Scotland 🙂 PRO: The beautiful history and architecture of Edinburgh never gets old! CON: Modern… Read More Cheers my dears

Living Abroad, Scotland

These are a few of my favorite things

I have almost lived in Edinburgh for 3 years! Time flies when you’re freezing all the time 😉 Ok, I should really lay off the weather jokes, poor Scotland. I really do love living here and I do my very best to take advantage of the many things Edinburgh has to offer. Including the attractions, because… Read More These are a few of my favorite things

Scotland

Fringetastic

It’s Fringe time in Edinburgh! This is a festival that lasts all of August, which basically means you don’t sleep, drink too much and spend a lot of money. I guess like any other month. Except for two little words…Guru Dudu. The best hour of your life. No, he’s not related to George Jetson. He’s a… Read More Fringetastic

Living Abroad

Thankful

Let’s discuss my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. This year I spent the day like usual. Went to work, donned my sombrero, sipped margaritas then spent the night at a karaoke bar. Ok, so Scotland may have confused Thanksgiving with Cinco de Mayo. But considering this was the first time I ever worked a Thanksgiving in my… Read More Thankful

Travel

When in Milan

It’s been 10 years since I have been to Italy! I know poor, sad me. But 10 years is a long time to go without homemade pasta, pizza and Italian men. 10 years ago looked something like this… Young, single with my girlfriends pretending to be in a tampon commercial. Now it looks something like… Read More When in Milan

Living Abroad

Wedding Bells

Those of you that know me well, know that I enjoy celebrating and extending a celebration as long as humanly possible. Therefore, I’m just writing about our wedding seven months later! Sorry, not sorry. Life just gets busy sometimes, but had to share at least a few snippets from our wedding week, no matter how long it’s… Read More Wedding Bells

Scotland

Scottish Travel Tips

What do you do when 40 Americans are visiting Scotland for the first time? Give them some helpful travel tips, of course! I shared the following with my family and friends before visiting my new home for our wedding. Wine comes in small and large glasses. Yea, no free pour over here. Obviously you will… Read More Scottish Travel Tips

Living Abroad

Cinderella

Cinderelly, Cinderelly, night and day it’s Cinderelly! Come on that key is totally the one that Gus Gus could barely get up the stairs. And speaking of stairs… And manual labor… What I’m getting at is I’m basically Cinderella now, see we even have a fireplace. And, of course my prince, haha. It’s been one… Read More Cinderella