Scotland In Winter – A Great Time to Travel

When most people think of Scotland, an image of a bagpipe player blowing a melodic tune on the cobblestone streets of Edinburgh may be conjured up in your mind.  If not that, then maybe the rolling hills of heather may be visualized; or possibly an old Scotsman drinking a pint of ale as he tells […]

Great Scott !! Edinburgh Scotland is Excellent

“Great Scott” is an exclamation of surprise and amazement, and here we are in Edinburgh feeling very surprised and amazed that we are here. We have taken a very fast ride on the East Coast Virgin train from Newcastle, England. We were told by the breakfast lady at the Newcastle Travelodge this was one of […]

St. Andrews to Broughty Ferry, Scotland

St. Andrews to Broughty Ferry, Scotland Today is a big day. We left Edinburgh after lunchtime, made our way over the famous Forth Bridge area and then turned to drive along the coastal route. We stopped for hot chips and a coffee at a lovely seaside town called Pittenween. At first, the sky was blue, […]

Edinburgh Scotland for a day

Edinburgh Scotland for a day Today is our official first day on the road. We have bought a car (I will blog on that separately) and drove from Newcastle to Edinburgh along the coast.  We had a few stops along the way, but due to the heavy rain, we didn’t get to see as much […]

Camera Obscura – Fun in Edinburgh

Camera Obscura – Fun in Edinburgh \We enter Camera Obscura – my nine-year-old is gone. What? I look around and find him.  He has RACED into the exhibition area and is jumping up and down with excitement. We are told we have a show in 10 minutes and to head to the roof. This is […]