Scotland Is Calling: Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle & The Black Isle

Nessie James Hat

Hang on to your hat, James!

While I love discovering the places that are off the beaten path, most trips with kids invariably involve visiting at least one known tourist trap. I knew that we had to visit Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle with Becky and James, even though Doug and I had been there before. Therefore, we spent the morning of our second day in the Inverness area driving down to Drumnadrochit to see both Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle. Continue reading

Scotland Is Calling: Edinburgh

view from the castle

View from Edinburgh Castle to the Firth of Forth

Edinburgh has been one of my favorite cities, from the first time I looked down from High Street to the Firth of Forth beyond the city. In grey weather, it’s lovely. In good weather, it’s simply breathtaking.

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