As you tour Scotland's capital city you'll notice people posing in front of a statue of a small dog. Learn the story of Greyfriars Bobby, the small hero behind this Edinburgh dog statue. The Story of Greyfriars Bobby This little dog statue immediately caught my kids' attention when we arrived in Edinburgh during the summer of 2016. They knew the story, because … [Read more...] about Wondering About that Edinburgh Dog Statue? The Story of Greyfriars Bobby
What to see in Scotland - particularly Edinburgh, but also the surrounding area. A guide to visiting Scotland, and places to see in Scotland while traveling with kids. Last summer, Mike took 16 college students to Edinburgh. I tagged along with the kids. We were in Edinburgh for a month, with a few outings outside the capital city on weekends. Mike and I know … [Read more...] about What to See in Scotland with Kids
Did you know that you can tour Scotland's parliament? Scottish Parliament tours bring government to life by allowing for a hands-on look at history and government. Touring Scottish Parliament If you find yourself in Edinburgh, we definitely recommend taking the time to tour the Scottish Parliament. Tours are free, and there are a variety of tours to choose from. The … [Read more...] about Did You Know You Can Tour Scottish Parliament?
Holyrood Palace (the Palace of Holyroodhouse) is a working royal residence in Scotland. Tour this royal residence when the royal family is not in residence! Everyone knows that the British Royal Family spends much of their time in Buckingham Palace, but did you know that they spend their summers in Edinburgh, Scotland? Specifically, they come and stay in the Palace of … [Read more...] about Visiting Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh – The Palace of Holyroodhouse
Wondering what to see in Edinburgh with kids? Learn why Edinburgh Castle is a must-see while visiting Edinburgh with Kids - and get some tips to make the most of your visit to this historic castle. This summer, Mike and I took the kids to Edinburgh for a month. It was a return home of sorts for Mike and I. We lived in Edinburgh for three years as graduate students … [Read more...] about In Edinburgh with Kids? You Need to See Edinburgh Castle