A League Distant

Sometimes, you just have to get out of town for a bit. Smell the flowers, walk on the grass, fell the sunshine, and all that. Luckily, in Edinburgh, it’s really easy to do just that. Holyrood Park, smack in the middle of town, is a wee taste of the Highlands within walking distance of your … More A League Distant

The Pearl of Scotland

It’s easy to get caught up in the royalty of Edinburgh. After all, there’s Edinburgh Castle, one of the ancient strongholds of Scotland and birthplace of James VI/I, son of Mary, Queen of Scots. There’s Holyroodhouse, the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen when she’s in Scotland (Balmoral is a privately owned estate). The … More The Pearl of Scotland

City of Literature

When I visited Prague for the first time, I remember telling my father that you could feel the literature seeping out of the cobblestones. The place was just oozing with literary intent and potential. For someone who’s as in love with literature as I am, it was an experience that was hard to beat. And … More City of Literature