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Scotland Travel

Our First Christmas in Scotland

It felt that the holidays this year approached quicker than it has in previous years.  One minute I was starting my Masters program, the next I was handing in the final paper and answering the question of the season:…


Our Scottish Bucket List

In the spirit of making the most of our assignment in Scotland, I’ve compiled a list of places to see and things to do while we live in Aberdeen. Our Scottish Bucket List.  Most revolve around travel in Scotland…


Life Lately | August in Aberdeen

My roundup of what we were up to this past month, August in Aberdeen.  Well here we are some 6 weeks after we touched down in Aberdeen, or rather trained up.   And some days I still can’t believe we live…


Must See Scotland: the Northeast Coast

Before things got hectic and busy around here with the arrival of our shipment and the move to our flat, we went out exploring one weekend. Exploring the fishing villages, lighthouses and beaches of Northeast Coast. After reading a…


Highland Games: For First Timers

In case you haven’t noticed, I wasn’t excited about moving to Aberdeen (<-understatement of the year!).   But I just want to say a big thanks to my readers and followers on social media for their words of encouragement and…


Expat Life: We are moving!

The news we’ve been waiting for… We are moving.  For starters I’ll give you some hints: 50,000 shades of grey and there’s nothing sexy about that I’ve always said I wanted to live near the ocean (so be careful…