Category: Scotland

June 15, 2021

5 BRUNCH LOCATIONS IN EDINBURGH YOU HAVE TO TRY NOW

The combination of lockdown lifting and warmer weather really has me in the mood to BRUNCH. Is there anything better than a lazy lie-in on the weekend followed by a delicious brunch with friends? The lack of this beautiful tradition in Sweden really had this basic girl feeling deprived, and you can bet that the […]

May 11, 2021

7 HIDDEN SECRETS OF THE ROYAL MILE IN EDINBURGH SCOTLAND

Stretching from the Palace of Holyroodhouse all the way to the majestic Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile is one of the city’s best known streets. Covering just over a mile, the Royal Mile is overlooked by historic, towering tenements, between which winding closes and secret stairways intertwine to create a secret world bursting with historic significance. […]

March 9, 2021

5 WAYS I TAKE CARE OF MYSELF DURING LOCKDOWN

Between lockdown, quarantine, moving, staying healthy, and enduring a pandemic in 2 different countries, this last year has been a lot to say the least. I’m not going to pretend it’s been easy – because it definitely hasn’t. Sure, there have been weeks where I’ve felt productive at work, gotten out for my daily walks, […]

March 2, 2021

SO YOU WANT TO MOVE ABROAD? TIPS FROM AN EXPAT

After a year in lockdown, are you sick of the same old same old, feeling that wanderlust, and itching to try something new? Have you always dreamed of waking up to the sunrise in Greece, shopping in France, or having daily fika in Sweden? Maybe your company has another branch in Germany, and you’re debating […]

February 16, 2021

GREAT SCOT! SNOW IN EDINBURGH

Last week Edinburgh was transformed into a winter wonderland as the city experienced a snowfall that hasn’t been seen since the hit of 2012’s Beast from the East. In the midst of what has felt like a long dark winter during an even longer pandemic, the atmosphere in Edinburgh was significantly lifted as people raced […]

February 2, 2021

VALENTINE’S DAY IN SCOTLAND

Can you believe it’s already February?! I always enjoy this month because it feels like there is something to look forward to again. After all the excitement of Christmas and New Year, January can often feel a bit flat for me. This year especially, when there is so little going on, it’s super important for […]

December 16, 2020

LIFE IN SCOTLAND: MY INITIAL THOUGHTS

Somehow we’ve already been in Edinburgh for three weeks, and I’m not sure where the time has gone! People keep asking if we’ve “settled in”, and to be honest – it’s been a really strange time. Moving to a new country and quarantining immediately (not to mention in a temporary apartment with only some of […]

December 8, 2020

QUARANTINE IN THE UK: MY EXPERIENCE

With just 2 days left of our 14 – day quarantine, I thought I would take some time today to talk about how and what I’ve been doing to pass the time! Over the course of this year, I’ve been lucky enough not to have experienced any strict lockdowns. As many of you know, Sweden’s […]

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