I turned 27 today and I decided to celebrate it in the south of UK at the city of Edinburgh, Scotland. It has been snowing kind of non-stop since I arrived at this city yesterday. It’s been really cold, but I’m not complaining as the view is so so beautiful. perfect for celebrating my birthday ^^ .

The night before I got here, I had a simple celebratory dinner with my friends in Newscastle:

With Sarah and Colin

And the morning after, I straight away going to this city of Edinburgh and brought the Nomatic Travel Bag with me:


This is the first time I’m using this bag for a trip like this. It was alright but it’s kind of boxy. And it’s really heavy too. So maybe need to change to a more lighter and less obvious looking bag soon.

Edinburgh’s tram in snowy night

I book/rent a a hotel room in a place called Easy Hotel which located super near to the Edinburgh’s castle. And you can literally see the castle from my hotel room. And that is just what I saw in the morning when I woke up this morning!

And it was snowing really heavy today. I took this photo on the way to the Edinburgh’s Castle.
A lot of snow! ❄️❄️❄️

And on the way there, I took another photo below which I posted to Instagram and Facebook to rambling about how that I am 27 now and it means that 30 is getting nearer 😅 :

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To wrap the day up, I also went to this cafe called The Elephant House, where JK Rowling used to come and wrote Harry Potter book:

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To me, Edinburgh is most beautiful city in the UK! It’s the best combination of city and greens. Reminds me a lot of European cities and so glad that I’ve spent this 27th birthday of mine here. Will definitely come back soon when I got a chance 😊