HIIT – workouts for very busy (read lazy!) people like me

I love going for walks up in the hills with friends and my dog but work makes that impossible to do regularly. I have tried many classes I infrequently attend but have been looking for something both effective and fast for years. Cue HIIT! HIIT is the ideal workout for a busy schedule—whether you want to squeeze in a workout during your lunch break or … Continue reading HIIT – workouts for very busy (read lazy!) people like me

Pork with Kimchee

The best restaurants in Edinburgh right now!

Here, after many requests, is the list of my current favourite places to eat in and around Edinburgh. It includes a few of the timeless classics and a couple of newbies who really deserve a mention in their own right… must start writing more! I’m always hearing of new places to try so my faves do change as new places spring up and I find … Continue reading The best restaurants in Edinburgh right now!

Superfood Salad

Superfood Salad (Veggie or Vegan)

Just reading about this salad makes you feel healthy bright eyed and bushy tailed: with fresh Ginger, honey, lime and herb dressing, beetroot, pumpkin, feta and more. Those new year resolutions are made for this salad and its great to take to work or college too. You can add in or substitute anything to make it work for you – if you omit the feta … Continue reading Superfood Salad (Veggie or Vegan)

Top places to eat and drink at Edinburgh’s Festivals 2015

Top ten places to eat in the festival? If only it was that easy! We have a wealth of fabulous restaurants and great street food vendors so whether you fancy a haggis pakora or a dozen oysters we have your number. Our fair city is about to get busy again with the the summer festivals starting in August. To plan your festival fun times at … Continue reading Top places to eat and drink at Edinburgh’s Festivals 2015

Civerinos Italian Street Food and Late Night Pizza Bar

I have been eager to try Civerinos since it opened earlier this year. Hearing tales of it’s enormous sourdough pizzas and frozen Negronis at every turn. In contrast to the overpriced Royal Mile tourist restaurants offering, as a general rule, fairly low quality food, Civerinos is the real deal and very competitively priced. Civerino’s is located just off the Royal Mile near the Tron Kirk … Continue reading Civerinos Italian Street Food and Late Night Pizza Bar

The Finest Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh

Afternoon tea is an extravagant treat and one of my favourite indulgences so I feel very excited to say that I may have found the best one in Edinburgh! Located just a stone’s throw away from the historic Royal Mile of Edinburgh lies the Colonnades tea room, set within the beautiful Signet Library. There’s a real sense of occasion when you take Afternoon Tea at Colonnades … Continue reading The Finest Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh