City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Whether or not you have a trip to Edinburgh planned soon, here is a little guide I put together of things I did in my 72 hour trip! It's a city full of beautiful views, the seaside, literary history, and free museums! Check it out! TRANSPORTATION FLIGHTS I flew to and from Edinburgh on Norwegian … Continue reading City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

afternoon tea – a poem

afternoon tea at 11 am on a sunday in scotland afternooon tea at 11 am on a sunday when the city is still slowly waking up. warm scones spread with clotted cream and fresh jam are mouthwateringly good paired with a selection of the most delightfully descriptions of tea. "a blend of Indian assam and … Continue reading afternoon tea – a poem

Edinburgh, Scotland – Food Guide

Merm Ley's Edinburgh Food Guide Food is definitely the best part of traveling to a different city. I love researching and finding little healthy restaurants and trying out the local food. Here's everything I ate from classic Scottish food like Haggis to turmeric lattes to afternoon tea with the most mouthwatering scones and cream/jam! Hula … Continue reading Edinburgh, Scotland – Food Guide

Lessons Learned from Scotland

Hello beautiful merms! I got back from Scotland the day before yesterday. It was the most amazing, magical trip full of afternoon tea, scones with clotted cream, gorgeous city and seaside views, and Harry Potter magic (since JK Rowling wrote Harry Potter while living in Edinburgh). I flew out Friday night at around 9:30 pm … Continue reading Lessons Learned from Scotland

Travel Essentials – what’s in my carry on!

Hello fellow merms! Today, I'm super excited because I am flying out to Edinburgh tonight! I wanted to share a few of my travel essentials that I will have with me on my carry on. First of all, I love flying. I love airports. I seriously always get to the airport waaay too early just … Continue reading Travel Essentials – what’s in my carry on!

a note on spontaneity – merm swims to scotland

I just bought a ticket to go to Edinburgh, Scotland for the weekend in just two weeks! The concept of flying to Europe for the weekend was unfathomable to me. In California it would be pretty much impossible. It wasn't until I moved to the east coast and had friends who would go to Dublin, … Continue reading a note on spontaneity – merm swims to scotland