Scotland in America

My dad and I went to eat at a local restaurant and had a taste of the Scottish Highlands! Have you ever tasted Irn Bru? If not, you should do your best to get your hands on it and give it a try! 😉

 

Top Places to See Spring

Check out this great article submitted by Holiday Lettings! Where’s the best place you’ve seen Spring?! Nothing beats the feeling of a spring day: new-born lambs, budding blooms and green shoots. Holiday Lettings suggests five places, from the Norwegian fjords to Belgian woods bursting with bluebells, to fill you with the joys of the season. …

6 Cities in Europe You May Not Think About

Rotterdam, Holland Why it’s great: Skyscrapers and boat taxis When you should go: Spring What you should do: Rotterdam as a ton of museums some of which focus on German occupation during WWII. Also, The Euromast is a great place to get a wonderful view of the town! From the top you can see all of the canals, the various …

What was my favorite country?

I wish I could give a more concise answer. The truth is that they were all my favorite countries for different reasons. I loved being in Belgium at Christmastime. The Christmas Markets brought so much joy and anticipation to the season. Also, as a self-proclaimed chocoholic, not many places exist on earth that is as …

#SorryILivedInEurope

Sometimes I’ll do strange things or say strange things or try to drive on the left side of the road. When these things happen, my only response is to say, “Sorry, I lived in Europe.” My friends, and specifically Jessica, have taken to automatically adding the hashtag part to the beginning of my inevitable apology. …

The Times I Fell in Norway

I posted this gem on Instagram earlier today. I was looking through Norway photos and found this gem from Tromsø. See, I'm from the Southern States, and we never get snow. I'm clumsy as it is, but put me in thick snow and ice and I'm practically useless. No, I'm not making a snow angel. …

19 Habits I Brought Back From Ireland

1: Saying things like “Brilliant!” and “Grand!” and “Thanks a million!” and “Cheers!” They just slip out and people look at me like I’m crazy 2: Writing my dates like this: 20/11/14 Literally have had to rip up checks and re-sign documents because of this 3: Cadbury Caramel It’s the best chocolate on the earth. Try …

From Kroger to Tesco and back

Having returned to America and re-entered Carrollton society caused some of the habits I used to have to change. Grocery shopping is one of those experiences. Prior to living in Ireland, I shopped at Kroger and threw all kinds of food items into the buggy. Three cereal boxes, frozen chicken, spices and sauces, fruits and …