A quick stop in St. Andrews

St. Andrews Golf Course This day would turn out to be quite the busy day!  A quick trip to St. Andrews Golf Course and off to the next destination.  For any golfer, this is one of the coveted golf courses to play.  I am NOT a golfer, however I can understand, I get this way when …

A Palace, a Castle in a rock and sunny day

The old and the new Holyrood.  A working Palace, a palace of old and new, well mostly old but the current (new) monarchy use this Palace when in Scotland.  It is truly an beautiful Palace.  The history, like all the castles and palaces in Scotland are simply incredible to me, either a ruins, or ones …

Have you been to Calton Hill?

I have been to Calton Hill.  Went there at the end of April 2016 for the incredible Beltane Fire Festival !  It was so cold that night, but totally worth all the frozen toes, I really thought I was dressed warm, ha! the cold air from Scotland fooled the Southern California girl and it was at …

1st stop.. Scott Monument..

Breakfast Did I mention how wonderful our hosts were at Bunree?  If not I will again.  Una and Hamish were so nice and helpful and great cooks!!  After a wonderful meal we headed out to to Halbeath Park and Ride to take the bus into Edinburgh.  I recommend taking public transportation as much as you can, …

Dunfermline Palace and Abbey

The Palace This is my second visit and I believe it was Paula’s 1st visit to Dunfermline Palace and Abbey. I loved it here, heck I love all the castles, castle ruins and abbeys, etc. that I have been to in Scotland.   The Royals Many of the Scottish monarchs favored Dunfermline as a residence.  History …

Scotland how I have missed you…

I really love Scotland If I have not made it clear in my posts of Scotland, I love Scotland.  Since I was little, Scotland has always been my dream place.  So, in 2016 I went almost a whole month and embraced as much as I could and then realized that I need and I say …