Edinburgh with Kids

11 Awesome Things to do in Edinburgh with Kids

Julie Scotland 4 Comments

Edinburgh is one of the best cities in Europe to take your kids. Visit a castle, climb an extinct volcano, take a Harry Potter tour, learn about medieval history, and pay a visit to a spooky dungeon. What kid would not find this interesting? If you plan on visiting Edinburgh with kids, we have great ideas to make your visit …

Brothers Point

How to Visit Brothers Point on the Isle of Skye

Julie Scotland 15 Comments

Brothers Point, also known as Rubha nam Brathairean, is a beautiful place to visit on the Isle of Skye.  The views of the peninsula are stunning. And because very few people know about this gem, you just may have it all to yourself. If you are traveling to the Isle of Skye, put Brothers Point at the top of your …

Giants Causeway

How to Visit the Giant’s Causeway (+ Photos & Helpful Tips)

Julie Ireland, Northern Ireland 8 Comments

The Giant’s Causeway is spectacular. It is so unique in its appearance that it is hard to believe it is real. A stretch of coastline with perfectly formed hexagonal columns, all massed together at the water’s edge…it’s an amazing sight to see. It is worth coming to Northern Ireland just to visit Giant’s Causeway. It’s that impressive. What Is the …

Arthurs Seat

Arthur’s Seat: Climb an Extinct Volcano in Edinburgh

Julie Scotland 32 Comments

Arthur’s Seat…a jagged, grassy prominence rising up from the urban sprawl of Edinburgh, offers one of the best views of the city. It’s a short, slightly strenuous hike to the highest point, but absolutely worth it to look out over Edinburgh from this vantage point. What is Arthur’s Seat? Arthur’s Seat is located in Holyrood Park, at the end of …

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle: Important Things to Know Before You Go

Julie Scotland 27 Comments

Rising up from the center of Edinburgh is the famous Edinburgh Castle. Wherever you go in Edinburgh, there it is, the castle, proudly towering over the rest of the city. With its prominence and history, visitors arrive by the hundreds every day to tour its sites. Did you know that Edinburgh Castle is the most visited tourist attraction in Scotland? Since …

Dean Village

Dean Village…Why it Needs to be on your Edinburgh Itinerary

Julie Scotland 16 Comments

The list of must-see sights in Edinburgh is long. Every visitor knows to visit the Edinburgh Castle, walk the Royal Mile, eat haggis, climb Arthur’s Seat, and go whisky tasting. But there are sights off the main tourist trail that are so worth your time. One of these underrated but incredibly scenic spots is Dean Village. Even after reading about …