Whisky distillery tours near Edinburgh – 9 to explore

glass of whisky overlooking Edinburgh in Scotland

Scotland and whisky just go together so well but if you’re short on time you might not have the capacity to explore the Highlands and Islands that are famed for having LOTS of distilleries. So if you’re based in the capital, and want to visit some whisky distilleries near Edinburgh what are your choices? This … Read more

8 fairytale castles near Edinburgh to visit – the best in the city and around

Stirling Castle from the West in late afternoon autumn sunshine.

If you’re visiting Scotland and you’re looking for castles to visit nearby to Edinburgh then you’re in luck because not only are there 3 that are in the city itself there are another 5 to choose from nearby that I have highlighted here in this guide. There are actually many more around Scotland that you … Read more

5 gorgeous hotels overlooking Edinburgh Castle

If you’re looking for hotels overlooking Edinburgh castle then you’re probably aiming for a vacation that’s just a little bit special. Edinburgh is always a favourite city of mine. I love the history and tales to be told there like Greyfriars Bobby and the Harry potter connection. We recently visited Edinburgh on an anniversary celebratory … Read more