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Edinburgh Castles – Stories Behind

July 9th, 2013 at 5:25 pm » Comments (0)

Edinburgh has many attractions, and whilst a number of tourists now visit the city solely for its cultural and theatrical charms, the majority are still most interested in the long history of Scotland’s capital. Perhaps the best way to understand that history, and to see and feel its legacy, is to visit some of the […]

Travel Photo: Skokloster Castle By Night

December 22nd, 2011 at 7:00 pm » Comments (2)

A December roadtrip took us to Skokloster, Carl Gustaf Wrangel’s baroque styled castle, built between 1654-1676 in Sweden’s Age of Greatness, on the shores of Lake Mälaren. Designed by architect Nicodemus Tessin the elder, who also designed Drottningholm Palace – a world heritage site. We arrived to the castle in the dark afternoon and unfortunately […]

The top ten attractions in Edinburgh

November 25th, 2011 at 11:46 pm » Comments (1)

Edinburgh is hot on London’s heels for the crown of the most popular UK city amongst tourists. In many ways, it offers a greater, more traditional experience than the English capital, which makes it no wonder that more than 13 million tourists visit the Scottish capital every year. Hotels like the George hotel Edinburgh has […]