Edinburgh is a fantastic city for tourists. There are so many things to do here for people of all ages.

Life around the world

There are very few people in the world who do not like going on holiday. Almost everybody likes to relax, to visit new places and see new things.

Life around the world

Whenever people from Scotland live in foreign countries, there is one thing that people always ask them: 'Oh, is Scotland that place where the men wear skirts?' The short answer is yes.


I really do love to read. Escaping into another world in a work of fiction, or burying myself in news and 'general interest' articles has helped me to learn so much, and to enjoy myself greatly.

Life around the world

People don’t always go to coffee shops just for a drink, but to spend time with friends or read a book.

Science and technology

Technology is everywhere.  We see it any place we go and, in fact, almost all of us carry some piece of technology with us every time we leave the house.  What I always forget, though, is just how

Life around the world

You might think that the topic of “taking the bus” is a weird one to choose for this blog. And you might be right but taking the bus in Latin America is always a fascinating experience.

Life around the world

There are many advantages of living abroad. You meet so many people and learn more about the world than you could in any book or television documentary.


Many months in Latin America have taught me that this confession may bring shame upon my family. Nevertheless, it has been too long I can no longer hold it in: I like reggaeton music.

Life around the world

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day, also sometimes called 'Mothering Sunday', in the United Kingdom.



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