Category: Scotland

The Highlands, Glencoe, and the Hunt for Nessie

The Highlands, Glencoe, and the Hunt for Nessie

While we were based in Edinburgh, one of the side trips that we wanted to take was to see the famous Loch Ness in Inverness.  So instead of renting a car and attempting to drive on the opposite side of the road, we booked the […]

From Royal Palace to Castle: Edinburgh, Scotland

From Royal Palace to Castle: Edinburgh, Scotland

From Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace is approximately a one mile stroll through the heart of the Old Town of Edinburgh, referred to as The Royal Mile.  These succession of streets were packed with stores, restaurants, and entertainment of all kinds. As I mentioned in […]

First Impressions of Edinburgh, Scotland

First Impressions of Edinburgh, Scotland

We touched down into Edinburgh, Scotland at 10 am, after a 6:30 am flight from Iceland.  Arriving in Scotland was seamless, and once we passed through customs, we followed the exit signs to the tram, found a kiosk to buy tickets, and boarded the waiting […]