We saw amazing places in Northern Ireland but one of the favs for all of us was “Crom Castle.” Apparently the current owner still resides in the castle and throws parties in the West Wing and it’s still a bit of a to do which I find fascinating. The grounds are gorgeous and the fact […]
Fall or “autumn,” as they say here in the U.K., has always been one of my favorite times of the year. The colors, the smells, the coolness in the air, and the reminder that summer is finished and winter is coming…
Dunnottar Castle… Wow. Breathtaking. This past Saturday a couple of us took a day trip up to Stonehaven on the east coast of Scotland for a quick sightseeing getaway. So glad we went! Felt like real Scotland – not sure how to explain that but that’s the best way I can describe it.
It’s very rare that you get to experience an event that just makes you feel like you are really witnessing a wonderful piece of history. Something that feels a bit fairytale-like and for lack of a better term, “magical.” Many people say that the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (www.edintattoo.co.uk) is on their “bucket list” and […]
Last night my buddy, Jonny, and I hot-footed it halfway up Arthur’s Seat to see what kind of sunset we could capture. The view was breathtaking as expected. We met a Scottish guy called, “Dougie,” while we were sitting there taking in the beauty. He was not bothered one ounce by me just sitting down […]