Where to Eat Vegetarian & Vegan in Edinburgh

It’s not all Haggis and Black Pudding up here! Who would have thought Edinburgh would bring such a decent helping of dining options for us veg lovers too?! I’m always excited to try new restaurants and local food when travelling so let me walk you through some of my favourites from my long weekend in the city.

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Making the Most of a Weekend in Edinburgh

We arrived at the crack of dawn via overnight bus from London Victoria. As far as bus journeys go, I’d say it was fairly okay and I got a good amount of sleep. If you’re attempting this I’d definitely recommend 3 things; noise cancelling ear plugs, a sleeping mask and something warm to throw over yourself – the aircon gets cold!

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3 Kiwi-Approved Edinburgh Coffee Shops

Edinburgh may not jump to mind as a capital of coffee culture, but this small big city sure can serve up enough caffeine to keep you buzzing during your visit. Here’s three of the best coffee houses I found on my recent long weekend in the city.

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A Day Trip to Cambridge: Where to Eat & What to See

The charm of this UK university town isn’t just in the legendary stories or the awe-inspiring architecture, but in the chelsea buns and river boat rides too. With train connections from across the British Isles, Cambridge makes a great destination for your next spring or summer day trip.

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Moving to London: Setting Yourself Up

So you’ve arrived, Welcome! Hopefully now you’ve got your bearings between Big Ben and Hyde Park and maybe even managed to get a few things done from the first part of your Moving to London: Your First Few Weeks. Now you’re ready to start flat hunting, finding your community and settling into your new life. […]

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7 Kiwi-Approved London Coffee Shops

When you’re new to town, knowing where to go for a good flat white, or even any coffee of relative strength and quality, can be a minefield! I’ve had my fair share of caffeine catastrophes and no one deserves to go through that, so today I’m going to lay out the London coffee landscape, just for you. The […]

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Moving to London: Your First Few Weeks

I was 23 and had never lived anywhere but where I was born and raised. Picking up my whole life and moving it always seemed like a rite of passage.

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