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Gin and Tonic

Back home, I often feel like I’m the only person in America that will order a gin and tonic not by accident. I rarely see it on a cocktail menu, I never hear it being ordered, and I consider myself exceptionally lucky if they have a Gin option other than …

Scotchy Scotch Scotch

I can hear it already… “Did you have any Scotch while you were in Scotland?” The answer: yes. The problem?  I’d never successfully drank scotch before. Apply whatever You’re Doing it Wrong Internet meme you like, I’ll own up to it: I suck at drinking scotch. Time to put an end to …

Edinburgh Castle

We used our sunny day to take a walk through Edinburgh Castle. The approach to the castle winds a long loop around, …

Try the Hassbeer

Back in college, a good friend of mine showed me a bit by Jay Mohr about ordering Budweiser in Scotland. Basically, he …

Calton Hill and Lord Nelson

Continuing our walk around Edinburgh, we made our way from Old Town up to the monuments of Calton Hill, which overlook the …