International, Travel

St. Giles Cathedral

When entering into the Cathedral, I was greeted by a very large sign requesting that no photos be taken until a 2 GBP fee was paid for a photography permit.  It stated that the fee would be used to fund the upkeep of the church which was founded in the 12th century.  So, I walked… Continue reading St. Giles Cathedral

International, Travel

Ediburgh: City of Literature

While on my way to the Rosehip for breakfast, I stumbled upon this mural. As it turns out, Edinburgh was the first city to received the 'City of Literature' distinction from UNESCO in 2004.  This title is given to cities to recognize the literary and theatrical contributions made be authors who call the city home,… Continue reading Ediburgh: City of Literature

Dining Out, Eats, International, Travel

Edinburgh: Hostel to Hotel with a Touch of Culture

The view from the Baxter Hostel was lovely this morning - I sat at a bay window while enjoying a bit if coffee. My check out time was around 10 am, so I spend my time planning out my day and taking in the cool air from the open window. Once I got everything squared… Continue reading Edinburgh: Hostel to Hotel with a Touch of Culture

Dining Out, Eats, International, Travel

Goodbye Ireland, Hello Scotland!

So ... I find it hard to sit still, so I booked a flight to Scotland! After a wonderful last evening out with my friends, it was time to part ways ... My flight Ryanair was set for early afternoon, so I took my time in the morning getting to the airport - I arrived… Continue reading Goodbye Ireland, Hello Scotland!