25 Things to do in Edinburgh (+ map & practical tips)

Things to do in Edinburgh include admiring the view of the city from the Royal Mile

The fact that Scotland’s capital is both so historically rich and scenically beautiful makes Edinburgh an ideal vacation destination and a perfect addition to a UK trip itinerary. The winding cobblestone streets of its Old Town offer quaint medieval charm which is contrasted by the New Town, the very epitome of Georgian style. There is […]

A complete Isle of Skye Itinerary for 1 day (Scotland)

view of the isle of skye

Visiting Scotland is high on many travellers itineraries and bucket lists. As someone with Scottish ancestry on both sides of my family I am always happy to explore and discover more of this beautiful country.   Although we have traveled extensively throughout Scotland by train I have yet to visit the Isle of Skye though […]

4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Northern England to visit

Are you planning to visit some of the 31 designated UK UNESCO World Heritage Sites? 5 of the 31 UK sites are in UK overseas territories (Bermuda for example) but 26 are on the UK mainland or close to it. There are 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Northern England and Southern Scotland covered in […]

5 reasons you will love visiting the Kelpies in Scotland

Visiting the Kelpies in Scotland had been on my bucket list for a while before I eventually managed to make the trip to see them. After seeing a picture of the stunning sculptures on TV I knew they were a must-see when I was next in the area. If you are planning a trip to Scotland […]