8 Top Secret Highland Cow Locations

As a self proclaimed ‘Coo Hunter’ (for photos), I am always on the lookout for these wee beasties.  But, they can be very elusive especially for us foreigners.  Luckily, I have been able to find a few and thought I…

My Quest For The Highland Cows

I think my obsession with Scotland and the Heilan Coos (Scots), started on our first trip 2 years ago.  I don’t know what it is that attracts me to them.  Maybe it’s that beautiful long hair, that hollers, “Get these…

Up Up And Away In The Falkirk Wheel

This massive beast is called the Falkirk Wheel.  It is a large boat lift and the only one in the world.  In the thirties, the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals were linked by a staircase of 11 locks which took…

What to expect when you take a ride in the Falkirk Wheel

Our Week In Oban

Oban is known as the “Gateway to the Isles”.  There are many ferries that depart from it’s main port and go to the Inner and Outer Hebrides.  It’s a beautiful town, with lots to do and it’s surrounded by miles…

Oban, Scotland

An Unforgettable Falconry Experience In The Argyll Countryside

Just a quick little post on our experience the other day in the Argyll countryside.  If you ever get a chance to book an interactive falconry experience, definitely do it.  We spent an entire afternoon with these beautiful birds of…

Need a new and different adventure in the Western Highlands of Scotland, try the Finn Falconry Experience.

The Most Important Travel Accessory For Scotland

Scotland gets between 150-250 days of rain per year. Of course, it depends on the area you are in and the time of year. We have been to Scotland in August, for the Military Tattoo and it poured. So winter,…

The ‘Not So’ Secret, Secret Bunker of Scotland

Under this little brick building, 100 feet down, lies a 2400 sq foot ‘secret’ bunker from the post Cold War Era. Which is very cool, by the way.  But what I found very ironic is all the signs, brochures, and…

Our review of Scotland’s Secret Bunker in St Andrew

Getting Our Vegan Prep On In St. Andrews

Today was our big cooking day. We went to our local Tesco and bought a bunch of food and made large batches of Lentil Chili, Mushroom Pasta and Vegan Meat Burritos. We got the Vegan Meat recipe from Brand New…

Scotland’s St. Andrews ‘U’ Sinners

We arrived to St. Andrews, Scotland last night after about 24 hours of travel. We have been here before but only for a night and really wanted to come back. So we decided it is our first stop on our…

How To Get From Paris To Versailles By Train

Today we decided to visit Chateau de Versailles.  We debated whether we would take a tour or attempt the trip ourselves.  I won’t lie I am a bit of a princess.  Okay let’s be real, I’m actually a queen so…

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo A Night To Remember

When we returned home from Scotland last March, we knew it was the beginning of a relationship that would last forever. Within a week we were already planning our ‘wee’ return . (Yes- I have been dying to use that…

Characters Of The Fringe

“Welcome to the Alliance of Defiance”.  For three weeks in August Edinburgh Festival Fringe opens the doors, streets and alleyways of an entire city to an explosion of creative energy from around the globe. The Fringe is a truly open…


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