Braveheart with Mel Gibson is easily in my top 5 movies, so when Uncle Mike said we should meet up in Edinburgh, it was a no-brainer. Swags and I love meeting up with her aunt and uncle, plus, we love exploring new areas, and going that far north in the late summer made the most sense.
When Christy's relatives' plans changed unexpectedly, we decided to still make Scotland happen. One thing Christy's uncle insisted we do was see the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Huh? Well, see below, and be prepared to have your mind blown!
For starters, there is no perfect way to learn a language. People who have studied languages extensively in books think they've done it the right way. People who have moved abroad to immerse themselves completely also think they've done it the right way.
I know no matter how much prep work I put into learning German in advance of our arrival, I'm still going to crawl through the growing pains of misunderstandings and mistakes. So that's why I'm only just now starting the process - 14 days before moving to Germany.