Peacefulness and Pigeons in the Courtyard at the Museum of Edinburgh
On a solo visit to the wonderful Museum of Edinburgh, I spent some time in the courtyard and caught these pigeons courting.
Impromptu Texas-Sized Surf and Turf in Edinburgh
I wasn’t expecting a Texas-sized offering when I ordered the Scottish Beef Burger as part of an Edinburgh hotel’s set menu, but that’s what I got, along with a foodie-worthy smoked trout first course.
Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail
Monteith’s Close on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile really knows how to make you feel like they are glad you’re there. And they have an award-winning bartender who created The Outsider Cocktail.
Haiku: Vibrant Edinburgh
Edinburgh colors “pop” when the skies turn blue and the sun comes out, thus a haiku.
Edinburgh Castle and Indigo Sky
Looking out the hotel window at Edinburgh Castle, it was one of those magical moments when the light is just right, and you get a photo you didn’t expect.
Haiku: Unexpected Fireworks in Edinburgh and Memories
Business trip serendipity. Fireworks and haiku. Memories. Good times. Edinburgh rocks.
Edinburgh Farmers Market – Jazz and Memories in the Shadow of Edinburgh Castle
The Edinburgh farmers market had everything: produce, cheese, a bridal couple, dogs, paella, olives, breads…a plethora of products and people-watching.
It’s Owl-Right (plus a haiku)
I met a couple of owls during a recent trip to Scotland. Not on a walkabout in the verdant countryside – smack-dab in the middle of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Arepas Revisited, with Input from Edinburgh and The Pleasant Peasant
A multinational look at arepas, the traditional Venezuelan bread stuffed with various fillings. They are a big hit at the Edinburgh Farmer’s Market.
Simple Dishes: Venison Casserole at the The Ensign Ewart in Edinburgh
An Edinburgh pub dating back to 1680 dishes up a meal that is worthy of the ages.
Edinburgh’s Hipster Food Court and the Butcher Bad Boy Burger
Foodie-worthy, hipster-appropriate, gorgeous views: I highly recommend the Waverly Mall food court in Edinburgh. And don’t miss the Butcher Bad Boy burger!