Call me morbid, but I love a good cemetery. Ever since I was a child, I would get excited when, on road trips, we passed one I hadn’t explored yet. Needless to say, I was overjoyed that during our time in Oxford last summer we found our way into a few beautiful old cemeteries. I’m […]
No trip to Edinburgh is complete without a trip up the treacherous steps of the Scott Monument. And when I say treacherous, I do mean treacherous. The monument was built in 1844, although I have to imagine it was a pretty tight fit for the people then, even if the average person is bigger now. […]
It’s been quite awhile since I posted about our time in the UK. I had intended to go in chronological order but find myself veering a bit off course today by sharing a few pictures of our July 4th. I’m not sure whether celebrating your own traditional holidays in a land where those holidays aren’t […]
One slightly sunny Tuesday in June, we headed out for a walk to Portobello Beach in Edinburgh. It was about a 2-mile walk from our flat next to Holyrood Park. Being from Maine, I’ve been in some cold water before. This water definitely ranked as some of the coldest. It didn’t help that the sun […]
After that jet-lagged day in London, we hopped on a plan for a short trip to Edinburgh. I knew the plane had brought us to the right place when, while we were standing in line waiting for a bus to take us into town, we saw a man standing in front of us wearing a […]
More photos to share from our jet-lagged day in London!
I started a blogpost detailing the first leg of our trip to the UK over a month ago. I did my normal routine and never posted it. Here it is. Stay tuned for more details to come! I’m not usually one for giving a rundown of my daily actions, but I realized that some friends […]