Category: Scotland

Hiking & Shoes

I usually take what I call “hiking shoes” – they’re like hiking boots but stop at the ankle like tennis shoes. For the Immersion and Redoux tours, there are castles

0 Comments
Read Full

Gwyllyn the Bard

As part of the Outlander Immersion Tour, we have a special performance by Gwyllyn the Bard who played and sang in Castle Leoch in the Outlander TV show.  Gwyllyn, a charming

0 Comments
Read Full

Stirling -restaurants with map

Here are some restaurants that you might wish to make reservations at before you get to Stirling. The Smithy Cafe, British, Scottish (0.1 mile from Stirling Castle) +44 1786 449142

0 Comments
Read Full

Getting to Inverness

To get to Inverness, you can fly, or take a train or a bus.  Here is a map with the bus station the train station and the Waterside Hotel circled. 

0 Comments
Read Full

Glasgow Restaurants with Map

There are too many places to list in Glasgow.  See the maps below. I’ve eaten at the Butterfly and the Pig (upper left) although it moved so I’m not sure

0 Comments
Read Full

Motion Sickness

If you are prone to motion sickness, please take your favorite medicine with you.  The roads in the highlands are curvy and hilly and it is not fair to ask

0 Comments
Read Full

Things to do in Inverness

Inverness is often called the Capital of the Highlands.  It is a good central point for branching out and seeing other sites in the highlands.  But that’s a different blog

0 Comments
Read Full

Money & Credit Cards

Euros and Pounds The Republic of Ireland uses the Euro. Northern Ireland uses GBP (Great British Pound) and also some banks there print their own bank notes. They are supposed to be

0 Comments
Read Full

By Request: Toilets and Tips

One of my recent tour members said it would be good for me to have a post about having cash for toilets and how much to tip. If you’re coming

0 Comments
Read Full

Aberfeldy-restaurants with map

Here are some restaurants that you might wish to make reservations at before you get to Aberfeldy.   Sometimes the restaurant at the Townhouse fills up. Townhouse Aberfeldy +44 1887

0 Comments
Read Full