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Pub Walks and Circular Walks in the Lake District
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Taking circular walks in the Lake District is a great way to introduce yourself to some fine Lake District views. And pub walks add another dimension! We have long been keen hikers and always look for opportunities to walk wherever we travel. But with most of our hiking having been in Australia and the US, more recently we have really come to appreciate the British (and European) walking culture.... Read More

The Best Things to Do in Edinburgh For First Time Visitors
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Heading to Edinburgh for the first time? Or maybe even a second visit, and not sure what to do? Here’s a list of our favorite things to do in Edinburgh and recommendations of the best things to do in Edinburgh for a first-time visitor. The list includes some great free tours in Edinburgh, some of our favorite coffee shops, restaurants and bars, opportunities to learn about the history and... Read More

How to Visit the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness from Edinburgh in a Day
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How to Visit the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness from Edinburgh in a Day-a review of a day tour from Edinburgh visiting the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness with Highland Explorer Tours. A trip to the Scottish Highlands, the place of myths, legends, heroic figures and stunning scenery should be a part of any visit to Scotland. Most tourists head to Edinburgh, which is in a region Scots refer... Read More

Everything You Need to Know about Scottish Whisky
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Everything you need to Know about Scottish whisky- tasting, buying, and where to go in Scotland to learn more or visit a distillery. And a review of the Scottish Whisky Experience in Edinburgh. Everything You Need to Know about Scottish Whisky I am not sure if I should reveal this fact, but until our first visit to Scotland, some 10 years ago, I didn’t drink Scottish whisky. But as... Read More

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