Scotland

Things to do in Glasgow-Scotland

Enroute from Edinburgh to Glasgow, the largest city of Scotland, we stopped at Glengoyne scotch whisky distillery for an optional tour to learn about the distillation process and taste the single malt whisky that won numerous prestigious awards on the international stage. The gift shop at the distillery is a great place to bring […]

By |November 8th, 2010|Scotland, UK|0 Comments

Where is Nessie?

Please tell me if you’ve seen Nessie. From Edinburgh, we joined an optional day trip and bussed for 5-hr deep into the famous Scottish Highlands to Loch Ness for Nessie but she wasn’t around.

(Surgeon’s Photograph is said to be a hoax.)

Affectionately known as Nessie, the legendary Loch Ness Monster is believed to inhibit in […]

By |November 3rd, 2010|Scotland, UK|8 Comments

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

The magnificent Edinburgh Castle is prominently perched on the Castle Hill in the city centre. You can’t miss this one. It’s Edinburgh’s most popular tourist attraction that dates back as early as the 6th century. At one glance, I thought it was daunting to walk up to the Castle Hill.  Nothing of that sort. […]

By |October 28th, 2010|Scotland, UK|6 Comments

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Make a trip to Edinburgh in August and you will be part of the world’s largest arts festival –  The Fringe that is open to anyone to showcase their talents in performing arts, music, dance, stunts, drama, etcetera. The capital city of Scotland is jam-packed with over 32,000 performances during the festival month. The […]

By |October 16th, 2010|Scotland, UK|6 Comments

Crossing to Scotland

On the way to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland from Hadrian’s Wall in northern England. Topdeck coach stopped over at the border of England and Scotland for us to take photos.

Basically, there is a huge rock with one side inscribed with “England” and the other side “Scotland”.

The Scottish bagpiper playing some famous pipe tunes.

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By |October 14th, 2010|Scotland, UK|3 Comments