Category: UK

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Scotland Staycation. How to Make the Best of A Messed Up Year

Vacation Versus Staycation A Scotland staycation was the easiest choice to make this summer to avoid all the mess that implied airports, location forms, booking and paying for a million tests to prove what: that one has the freedom to travel? Funny concept, freedom! This post may contain affiliate links, which means I will receive a commission if you purchase through my links at no extra cost to you. Please read the full disclosure for more information. Thank you! Staycation is a noun that enriched the English dictionary in the first year of the pandemic. Its meaning can be debatable since many...

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The Most Mouthwatering Christmas Treats: British Mince Pies

A Tradition In Name Only As a migrant who settled in the UK, of course, I got to learn and appreciate local traditions. But I remember staying away from mince pies for several years. The reason? I did not get why a meaty thing would be placed in a pastry sheet and have sugar sprinkled on top! My prejudice wilted when I decided it was time to do some research and get to the bottom of the story!  This post may contain affiliate links, which means I will receive a commission if you purchase through my links at no extra...

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