Scotland’s Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe

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Sticky toffee pudding is my favorite dessert from Scotland. After my last visit, I knew making my own pudding at home was a must. The pudding is a rich cake made with dates, topped with sweet homemade toffee and vanilla ice cream. After a few day’s working on a recipe, I created a perfect pudding that can fulfill any sweet tooth! Check out my delicious recipe today. Read more

5 Fun Things to do in Philadelphia

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Explore Philadelphia the city with so much history! The place where our founding fathers made some of the biggest decisions. The city where the Declaration of Independence and the Consitution were signed. Philly is a great place to visit for the day or even stay for a few. You’ll find no other city with so much American history packed into its city center. Take a look at some of my favorite things to do while visiting Philly! Read more

Best Outlander Filming Spots in Scotland

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Hey Outlander fans, ready to dive into the lives of Jamie and Claire Fraser? Scotland is the place to go! Make a day of visiting the standing stones, Wentworth prison, Lallybroch, and other beautiful spots. Check out my top Outlander filming sights and the things you need to know! Read more

Blar Culloden a Jacobites Poem of Loss

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Background: The Jacobite’s fought against the British to restore the Scottish Stuart monarch to the throne. Outnumbered 9000 to 6000 the British brutally wiped out 2000 Scots ultimately leading to the end of the Jacobite army resistance and the victory for the Hanover King George II. The poem flashes through time as the soldier remembers life in his last moments.

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Creative DIY Scotland Souvenirs

Magasin_de_pains_d'épices-StrasbourgDIY (do it yourself) projects are a fun and easy way to bring your friends a souvenir without breaking the bank. Most places you visit will sell you a magnet three times more expensive than necessary. Today I want to show you how to make cute and budget-friendly souvenirs! This past week, I had the opportunity to travel to Scotland for a few days and came up with some cute Scottish souvenir ideas. Read more

Best Banoffee Pie Recipe

Mmm... Banoffee pie.Before my visit to Ireland, I had never heard of Banoffee pie. I quickly learned that this delight is a sweet treat made in the UK/Ireland and I love it! Creamy dulce de leche(caramel), biscoff cookie crust, whip cream, and banana what’s not to love? Let me help you bless your taste buds with a one of kind pie. Keep reading for the recipe. Read more

Pressed Penny Souvenirs You’ll Love

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We all know the deal with souvenirs right? Vendors sell you cheap “I Love” tees and we foolishly buy them in hopes of keeping memories alive. Other times, we have the “bring me something back” request that gets old fast. Growing bored with the typical souvenirs, I decided to add some unique items to my collection. I started by collecting pressed pennies and attraction coins anywhere I traveled. The price and size of the souvenir made it the ideal candidate. Read more