Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

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Few places in Scotland encapsulate the country’s history, culture, heritage and architecture like Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Stretching gently down from Edinburgh Castle, curled up like a gigantic stone sleeping dragon at the top end, to the majestic Baroque Palace of Holyroodhouse at its lower end, the Royal Mile is an esplanade to be savoured with a diverse and entertaining series of museums, ... Read Full Article

Magical Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle

Simply put, the Royal Mile never gets old. This famed stretch of cobbled road running through the heart of the Scottish capital is the traveler’s epicenter for all things Edinburgh. Stretching out from the Royal Mile like branches of a river, winding streets and narrow closes all begged to be explored. Even a short walk around Edinburgh will take you past cozy pubs, world-class museums, inviting ... Read Full Article

Scotland’s Stalwart Castles

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When people think of Scotland, they likely think of bagpipes, whiskey, and castles. And, castles are a large part of the landscape in Scotland– from those offering sweeping vistas - to fortifications in city centers - to crumbling ruins in the highlands that have taken their former inhabitant's secrets to the grave. Visiting castles should be a part in any tour of Scotland, and here are a few of ... Read Full Article