We visited here on a very brisk and windy day in November but wind and cold are expected so far north.
We spent a fair bit of time in the Highlands of Scotland so we thought we should visit at least one distillery even though we are not whisky drinkers. The Glenmorangie Distillery was close to where we were staying and recommended by a good friend who is a whisky drinker so we spent an afternoon […]
We found Scotland and Ireland to have a number of similarities, and of course a number of differences as well. Both are primarily rural countries with a lot of livestock. Both have their own Gaelic language and are known for their hardworking, down-to-earth friendly people who are proud of their heritage. And both love their […]
We first heard the story of Greyfriars Bobby on a visit to the Edinburgh Museum on our first pass through the city. When we passed through again, our host pointed out the statue and related the story again. I suspect it’s hard to visit Edinburgh without being introduced to this little dog. It’s one of […]
I’ve always wanted to visit the Highlands of Scotland. Already being so close and having family in the region, we figured the time was right, even if the weather most likely wouldn’t be. My aunt is from Wales and while she moved to the US years ago, her sister has migrated north to Helmsdale, a […]