Category Archives: Restaurants

Le Cordon Bleu

For a birthday present my mom said that she wanted to take me to Le Cordon Bleu for a cooking class. Well, that sounded like a great idea to me, so a couple of days after she arrived we headed … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

This past weekend went by really quickly! Saturday was spent working – me at a catering event and Scotty at school. The catering event was a lot of fun and hard work so I crashed early that evening after enjoying … Continue reading

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Café Culture

Edinburgh is dominated by the big coffee chains – Starbucks, Costa, Nero.  It’s boring.  There are a few great coffee companies like Wellington Coffee and Artisan Roast.  They’re good places to grab a perfect flat white, chat with the friendly baristas … Continue reading

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British Open and Expat Observations

Scotty’s weekend started early this week with a day-trip to St. Andrews to watch the British Open.  Figuring it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the British Open at the home of golf, Ashli and I both bought tickets for our … Continue reading

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Sayulita continued…

Here’s more pics from our fantastic Berg family vacation: It was a great week of resting, relaxing, laughing, talking and just enjoying time together.  We ate way too many Sayulita Fish Tacos, enjoyed a few too many pancakes at Rollies, … Continue reading

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A day of extremes…

Today we saw both ends of the spectrum of Parisian society.  After Scotty got back from class we decided to head north to the 18th ere to the famed Marché aux Puces de Clignanecourt. We had read about this in … Continue reading

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Four Years!

On Thursday Scotty and I celebrated our fourth anniversary.  It’s hard to believe it’s already been four years – it has gone by quickly and I lose count when I try to quantify the memories in terms of air miles, … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup

This past Friday, Scotty and I attended the Taste of Edinburgh and had a lovely time.  Friday dawned glorious.  It was the most gorgeous day I’ve ever seen in Scotland.  Perfect blue cloudless sky.  Breezy.  Warm.  And we had tickets … Continue reading

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Today my friend Ashli and I met up for coffee at Eteaket.  It’s a great little tea shop on Frederick Street in New Town.  They do a great cream tea, which Ashli had, and have all sorts of different teas – … Continue reading

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  Yesterday Scotty and I finally made it to Glasgow.  It’s a bit of a mystery to me that we haven’t made the quick trip over there until now – and that it probably wouldn’t have happened but for the … Continue reading

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