Scotland

 
  • A Wee Bit More …

    21 September '16 - Who knew? Obviously, we didn’t. It was so much better than we expected. And then you top it all off with a tour of a gin factory, Elton John, and ...
  • Time Travel

    17 September '16 - Walking over stone floors and cobblestones that have carried feet for centuries, the experience is almost exactly like someone had 300 or 400 years ago. … Read the full post ...
  • Even Better Than The Real Thing

    10 September '16 - Rosslyn Chapel was featured prominently in The Da Vinci Code, a 2003 novel by Dan Brown and film of the same name, at least that’s how we knew of it, ...
  • Tractors, Sheep and the Yellow Brick Road

    04 September '16 - Yes, we will miss out on the experience and eclectic fun of two, world-class events that occur in Edinburgh, but we had a great day with unexpected icing on top! ...
  • A Tale of Two Castles

    02 September '16 - There are many similarities between Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle, both are built upon massive, rocky crags, surrounded on three sides by steep cliffs … Read the full post here ...
  • A Day With Shining Armor

    30 August '16 - Though the charming town and the impressive Palace are reason enough to visit Linlithgow, we went because of a special annual event, the Linlithgow Spectacular Jousting tournament. Read the full ...
  • Isle of Skye – The Misty Isle

    28 August '16 - After our first visit to the Highlands, we were eager to see more of this remote and rugged land. We had also heard that the Hebrides Islands off the western ...
  • Highlands, Lochs, and Castles

    22 August '16 - The Scottish Highlands cover the northern two-thirds of the country, it is there that you find much of the mainland’s most spectacular scenery. Join us on this our first visit ...
  • HMY Britannia

    17 August '16 - HMY Britannia was the Royal Yacht; that is, the personal vessel of Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family. After being decommissioned in 1997, Britannia was retired to the Port of ...
  • A Walk in the Park

    14 August '16 - As we have said before, we love parks and gardens, and have had the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful in the world. There is a great deal ...
  • A Stroll Along the Water of Leith

    11 August '16 - The weather on Sunday was beautiful. Though cool, the sky was clear and blue, truly a day to get outside, especially in Edinburgh. … but. Read the full post here ...
  • To the Shore

    10 August '16 - The Firth of Forth … isn’t far or difficult to reach, so it was worth a few bus rides to go for a few visits. Read the full post here ...
  • Coddiwompling in Edinburgh

    04 August '16 - Wandering is how I get to know a place. I do it without thought, or so I thought. … Read the full post here ...
  • Bagpipes, Haggis and Kilts

    30 July '16 - Bagpipes, haggis and kilts – those were the main things I knew about Scotland, oh, and that movie Braveheart and Scotch. And I really didn’t know anything about haggis, and ...