samster's adventures

An adventurous girl cooks, eats and explores in Europe.

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Edinburgh Highlights- Edinburgh Castle

We got there around 10, as they only open at 9:30 and already there was a massive line. We had a half hour wait for tickets. (Tip – book in … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Edinburgh Highlights: The most famous pup in Edinburgh

The night-watchman job was once a very dangerous job in Edinburgh, specifically around the grass market. Knowing this, everyone recommended the night-watchman in this area, John Gray, get a dog … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Highlights: Haggis and Vegetarian Haggis

The traditional food to try in Scotland is definitely the Haggis. Some may lose interest after hearing what it is, various sheep organs mixed with oats, spices and vegetables then … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

A weekend in Edinburgh

We arrived rather late  on Friday and after a few busy days we were not up for making it out. A short ride in from the airport to city centre, … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dublin Fun Fact Friday: The Temple Bar

Upon moving out here, I had heard a lot about Temple Bar and the Temple Bar area. I assumed that this infamous Temple Bar was one bar with a surrounding … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Dublin Fun Fact Friday: The Guinness Storehouse

Out of many places to get a Guinness in Dublin, the most informative is obviously where it is made. The Guinness Storehouse is a very popular tourist spot, but it … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Krakow Highlights: The Jewish Quarter

Outside of the old town, the much more evidently tourist area, we spent most our time in the Jewish quarter. We stayed here in the B&B Kolory and were right … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dublin Fun Fact Friday: dublinbikes

As in most large cities, many people cycle around the city- to commute to work or strictly to get exercise. As it is not the easiest city to drive in … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Krakow Highlights: The Dragon Parade

Krakow has been strongly linked to the dragon because of their old legends, particularly one about the town shoemaker who managed to use his wit to defeat the dragon threatening … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Krakow Highlights: Street Food

There are plenty of mall vendors along the street and larger food stalls in the late night bar areas. One food you will see throughout the city all along the streets … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

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