A Boston Tea Party

If you read through my Boston Weekend Guide last week, you’ll already know that a visit to the Boston Public Library is not to be missed. The building features soaring pillars, mythic murals, and of course, wall after wall lined with books. Rather marbellous, if you ask me! One of the best surprises was stumbling into the Courtyard Restaurant, a little gem hiding…
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A Weekend in Boston

It’s been a while since I travelled anywhere, so I was totally thrilled when I was accepted into a two week coding program on the East Coast. I was keen to take the opportunity to take a little weekend trip to visit one of my childhood best friends, who moved down to Boston two years ago. Luckily  for me, she…
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Lunch at The Scran & Scallie, Stockbridge

While I was back in Edinburgh, I met up with some old friends who live in Stockbridge and treated ourselves to a little lunch at The Scran & Scallie Public House. It’s founded by Tom Kitchin of the famous Michelin starred The Kitchin down in Leith, with the same philosophy of seasonal cooking that is responsibly sourced from farm to…
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Malahide Castle, County Dublin

After spending a dream-like night in Howth, I hopped on the train to another explore another of Dublin County’s little seaside towns. Malahide is connected via DART, and is only twenty minutes on the train from Tara Station in the heart of Dublin, which made it a perfect little afternoon trip. The main attraction is Malahide Castle, located just a…
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Daytrip to Howth Village, Dublin

I packed up an overnight bag and headed to Howth. It’s an amazingly simple trip – I bought a return ticket from the machine at Tara Station for six euros, and thirty minutes later my train chugged into the little seaside station. In Scots, there’s actually a word to describe the type of weather that greeted me: smirr. Like the eskimos with…
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