10 reasons why the weather in Edinburgh is amazing

That’s it! You study at the University of Edinburgh, you learn about the world, meet so many different people and live in a city rich in history and culture. Still, the first thing that people talk about when they hear you study in Scotland (or the United Kingdom for that matter) is the weather. Like many of us are finding, the weather here is not as bad as the reputation it holds. If you are planning on moving to Edinburgh or just interested in having a quick  “weather talk”, this post is for you.

The taste of Scotland

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked about the food in Edinburgh. British food has historically had a terrible reputation. It can be hard to get excited about the mysterious Scotch egg, the always terrifying haggis, and the shocking variety of meat-based pies. But I’m here to ease your fears-and hopefully get you a little bit excited to have a few meals in this historic city.