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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Touring Pearse Lyons Distillery, Dublin

One of the perks of getting an extra week in Dublin was getting to sample a lot of local specialties…and by that, I mean whisky. Being a Scotch lover, I made it a goal to find an Irish whisky to call my favourite. I started my whisky tour off with a visit to Pearse Lyons Distillery in the Liberties. Irish whisky…
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A Taste of West Cork, Ireland

While I was in Ireland, I was lucky enough to be invited by Fáilte Ireland on a foodie day tour though West Cork. We set off bright and early from Killarney, winding through little country lanes with the occasional traffic jam. Our journey was filled with stories by Marie and Lorraine from Cork County Council. The region actually has a…
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