Spending a day in Kuressaare on the island of Saaremaa

Getting to Kuressaare from Haapsalu proved to be a bit of a challenge. As much as I prefer taking the…

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The charming town of Haapsalu

I came across Haapsalu on one of the blogs I was reading in preparation of this trip to Estonia. Just…

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Peles Castle – a day trip from Bucharest

Spending a long weekend in Bucharest gives you ample time for a day trip out outside the city. Ours was…

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A day trip to Sigulda

Sigulda is a small town about an hour from Riga. Here you can get away from the big city feeling,…

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Exploring Oberkarpfenberg Castle and watching birds of prey

Austria has an abundance of castles and fortresses in each province. Personally I don’t think it is possible to see…

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Dunnottar Castle

Sunday morning in Stonehaven dawned upon Dunnottar Castle but not in our room. The curtains were closed and it was…

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On the shores of Loch Ness

After leaving Fort Augustus and the lovely Lovat Hotel behind us we turned our attention on Urquhart Castle. Directly on…

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Glenfinnan Viaduct or the Harry Potter bridge

We stopped in Fort William to fill up on gas and were right across the street from the Ben Nevis…

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Rosslyn Chapel and Stirling Castle

I woke to up to sunshine in Roslin and what more can you ask for in a country where it…

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The sights of Edinburgh

I always, always wanted to go to Scotland. All dashing heroes from historical novels seemed to come from there especially…

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