Scotland: A Collection of Castles and a Fond Farewell

On our last full day in Scotland (sob!) we left Oban and headed back toward Edinburgh, taking a very picturesque route along the way. We stopped first at a viewpoint on Loch Awe, right across from Kilchurn Castle. While we were not super close to the castle, it was still gorgeous from afar! We continued … More Scotland: A Collection of Castles and a Fond Farewell

Scotland: Crannogs, Forests, and Whisky, Oh My

From St. Andrews, we headed north, delving further into the countryside, aka the land of beautiful scenery and abundant sheep. Arriving in the evening, we made ourselves cozy in Kenmore, which was the tiniest of towns. In fact, it appeared to pretty much consist of our hotel, a post office, a church, and Loch Tay … More Scotland: Crannogs, Forests, and Whisky, Oh My

St. Andrews: On Royalty, Ruins, and Golf, I Guess

Any good American millennial woman with a royals obsession would likely think of one thing and one thing alone when asked what they associate with St. Andrews, Scotland: William and Kate met there, of course! I mean, duh. So that was the background I took into my visit there, but as it turns out, there’s … More St. Andrews: On Royalty, Ruins, and Golf, I Guess