Best time to visit Edinburgh: our guide to which month or season to visit!

View over Edinburgh's Old Town on a sunny fall day

Walking the cobbled streets of Edinburgh and catching that first glimpse of Edinburgh Castle is a dream. Some people imagine that sight with a warm hat and coat on and others with the sun beaming down and warming them. Of course, this being Scotland, those scenarios could happen in any season! I’ve visited Edinburgh as … Read more

12 simply fabulous things to do in Scotland in summer

view over water in Scotland in summer

A Scottish summer is a spectacular thing. Imagine walking along a quiet beach that wouldn’t be far out of place in the Caribbean or walking through forests with the summer sun creating dappled pools of light on the floor. If you’re visiting Scotland in summer that’s the dream right? Of course, Scotland doesn’t have guaranteed … Read more

Best time to visit Scotland to avoid midges in 2023 and where to go to miss them

cloud of midges in Scotland

If you’re planning a visit to Scotland you might have heard about some small irritating bugs that can make or break a trip here – yes, highland midges (also known as Scottish midges). Perhaps you’re wondering about the best time to visit Scotland to avoid midges and escape the biting? Read on to find out … Read more