My Blog!

2 days to go till New York Tartan Day ..virtually!   Scottish Tourist Guides celebrate New York City Tartan week – virtually Scottish tourist guides are planning to celebrate Tartan Week in New York City – virtually. In past years members of the Scottish Tourist...

read more

Absence makes the heart grow fonder !

Visit Scotland has produced this beautiful video , showing the outstanding scenery of my beloved country, for those who are missing Scotland...........stay safe, stay home & save lives Sit back & breathe in the beauty!...

read more

April 6th Save the Date!

Tartan Week in New York 2020 The above annual event has been cancelled this year due to Covid19 however the organisers are going to have a virtual Tartan Week where Scotland lovers can still have their fix of our great country! Many of my colleagues have visited .New...

read more

Uncertain times!

In this uncertain time I want to assure my visitors who’ve already booked tours for later this year, if unable to travel, I am more than happy to rebook at a date suitable, when travel restrictions are lifted, as I am sure they will. To while away the hours of being...

read more

Scotland’s Literary Folk past & present

  There are many famous authors and novelists associated with Scotland from the past and present, Visit Scotland has published a very interesting ebook presentation of many of talented men and women from various parts of the country One of my favourite’s from the past...

read more
2020 Year of Scotland’s Coasts & Waters

2020 Year of Scotland’s Coasts & Waters

  This is the year to celebrate Scotland’s many coasts, rivers, freshwater and saltwater lochs (lakes) !Some useful or not so useful statistics....( good for quizzes!) .......There is approximately 30,000 square miles ( 77,700 square kilometres) of coastline,...

read more

Nearly end of October

Nearly end of October ! .........Halloween a few days away! The Celtic festival of Samhain i have had a very busy August & September travelling around Scotland with wonderful visitors from North Carolina, Washington State,...

read more
Travels in 2019!

Travels in 2019!

Can’t quite believe it’s last week of November! Thanksgiving week in the United States of America! this year has flown by .....again! »For my part, I travel not to go, I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. » Robert Louis Stevenson ( Scottish Author...

read more

Visitors from Tampa, Florida

Brilliant trip with some lovely guests from Tampa, Florida.   Leaving Edinburgh driving north west to the shores of the Firth of Forth at South Queensferry for a photo stop of the 3 Bridges spanning the river. Driving over the Queensferry Crossing the 21st c...

read more

Good to meet up with Rick Steves US Travel writer again!

July 2019   I have travelled around Scotland this past month, with many lovely interesting visitors from different parts of the USA, South Carolina, Washington State, New York, California to name a few. I met up with Rick Steves the American travel writer again in...

read more