Only four days left and its Christmas! Yes, in Continental Europe we celebrate Christmas on the 24th, not the 25th. To get us into the final Christmas spirit, we light the fourth candle of our advent wreath today and start wrapping the first presents.
It’s already mid-December. It feels like we’ve just skipped summer and somehow already ended up in winter. In case you want to get into a Christmas mood and learn some of the most popular songs in this country, we collected some of them.
While Christmas is very well structured in Eastern and Central Europe, Scotland has more Christmas songs than it has traditions. We prepared a short overview of important days and dates you should know if you ever decide to spend the festive period in Eastern or Central Europe.
Scotland, we need to talk about recycling. You are a country with such formidable nature and heritage that is admired throughout the world. And yet, whether you hit the town on Sunday morning or drive along Loch Lomond to the north, there’s litter everywhere. So, tell me, Scotland, why are you so messy?
You’ve moved to Scotland and want to drive a car? Here is a little guide on how to prepare yourself for left-hand traffic.
You are thinking of moving to Scotland from mainland Europe? Here is a guide on all the paperwork you need to do once you arrive.
With COVID-19 still lurking around, local holidays in Scotland are currently probably a better idea than going abroad. Here is a list of places that are on the mainland and don’t attract tons of people.
Cycling in Scotland can be quite dangerous due to the lacking infrastructure. If you want to hop on your bike, here is what you need to know.
Do you know the difference between Sour Cream, Crème Fraîche, and Quark? There are a lot of different fresh cheese types that have a different use in the Continental kitchen. Here is a list that explains them all.
Do you want to avoid long queues at supermarkets? Prefer fresh food over plastic packed veg that has been imported from quite from halfway around the world? Then a veggie box from one of Scotland’s farmers or wholesalers might be a good idea. Find out where you can order your veggie box.