Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Newcastle Upon Tyne is located on the Tyne River in Northwest England.  We ended up in Newcastle because Trigere had a conference, so it was ‘worked’ into our trip.  We took the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle – 1.5 hours of coastline and rolling hills. It was gorgeous! In this post we will be featuring a glimpse of the city and the sites we saw.  It’s a great city, but we saw enough of it and will be exploring other English towns next time we are in the area! Continue reading “Newcastle upon Tyne, England”

Edinburgh: Sleep, Eat, Play

The food scene in Edinburgh is definitely happening.  You can get your traditional Scottish food, but there is also this wave of new age foodie trends similar to what we have back in the states, specifically San Francisco.  In this post, we highlight our favorite spots during the 4 days we spent there and some of the best restaurants Edinburgh has to offer in our minds.   Continue reading “Edinburgh: Sleep, Eat, Play”

Edinburgh, Scotland

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We left Dublin on a prop plane, and 45 minutes later we landed in Scotland!

Edinburgh Castle

You can’t go to Edinburgh without seeing the Castle.  Actually, that will won’t be an issue – its the first thing you see when entering the city! There is no way of missing it.  The castle sits high up on a hill and lights up at night.    Continue reading “Edinburgh, Scotland”

Ireland: Sleep, Eat, and Play

The Dean Hotel

We stayed at the Dean Hotel, a boutique hotel located in City Centre.  Its a trendy, fun and comfortable establishment that served every purpose – sleep. eat. and entertainment.  To set the scene – the lobby had a DJ set up along with a bar and lounge area.  It didn’t stop there, the rooftop had a fabulous bar, restaurant and lounge area.  We stayed in the SupeRoom, which was the perfect amount of space for us.   Continue reading “Ireland: Sleep, Eat, and Play”

Dublin, Ireland

AND WE ARE OFF TO IRELAND!!!!

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Quinoa and Pomegranate Salad

With the holidays approaching, T.W.O. spent some time experimenting with recipes this weekend to make sure we have the perfect menu for our Holiday meals.  This recipe is a great option for your Friendsgiving feast! It’s non-traditional, but festive and will add a refreshing dish to your table.  Find out how to make this easy recipe in just a couple steps! Continue reading “Quinoa and Pomegranate Salad”

Scalloped Potatoes with Leeks

Side dish season starts NOW! What dish will you be cooking up this Fall Season in preparation for the big Thanksgiving feast?? Try this easy scalloped potato with leek recipe out and see if its a fit for your family! Continue reading “Scalloped Potatoes with Leeks”

Lemon Magic Cake

This might look like a lemon bar, but sorry to say its not.  It’s magic….Lemon Magic Cake that is! It’s a lemony custard dessert that is easy to make and requires minimal ingredients.  Find out how to make this piece of deliciousness below. Continue reading “Lemon Magic Cake”

Roasted Coriander Carrots

It’s Fall (well maybe  not so much in Orange Count), so T.W.O. is trying out new recipes that will be delicious for those cozy nights at home.  In this post, we are taking one of our favorite vegetables, carrots, and spicing it up with coriander.  Continue reading “Roasted Coriander Carrots”

Apple Upside-Down Cake

Forget the pineapple and hello apple season! T.W.O. decided to mix up the traditional Pineapple Upside-Down cake and make an Apple Upside-Down cake. It’s literally a burst of Fall in your mouth!  Caramelized apples, cinnamon and nutmeg….what is more Fall than that?  (Well maybe pumpkin!) Continue reading “Apple Upside-Down Cake”