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Tuesday, 24 September 2013 13:24

Hunting the Higgs Boson

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
Friday 27 September 2013 to Sunday 16 February 2014
Admission: Free
Published in Scottish Tourism News
Thursday, 27 June 2013 16:13

Mary, Queen of Scots Exhibition

When: Friday 28 June – Sunday 17 November 2013

A major exhibition on the life of Mary, Queen of Scots opens tomorrow at the National Museum of Scotland. The exhibition, showing only in Edinburgh, will explore the myth and reality that surround one of the most enigmatic and romanticised figures in Scottish history through a unique gathering of paintings, jewellery, textiles, furniture, drawings, maps and documents.

Published in Scottish Tourism News
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 12:04

Visit Scotland by train this summer

Are you thinking of taking a break this summer and aren’t quite sure where to go? Living in the UK we sometimes forget the beauty it offers and are often quick to head into the sun or abroad without thinking about exploring a little closer to home.
Published in Tour Ideas
Monday, 25 February 2013 22:04

Edinburgh Castle Wedding Open Day

If you are looking for the ultimate romantic location for your wedding, why not come along to Edinburgh Castle’s Wedding Open Day on Sunday 17th March 2013?

Published in Scottish Tourism News

We attended the National Museum of Flight for the February Fun in the Air event that ran between the 9th and 17th of February. It looked like a really great day out while the children were on their February break. We were very lucky with the day that we chose because we woke up on Friday morning to glorious sunshine. The weather we had previous to this was very temperamental with a heavy snowfall on Wednesday. Anyway, we packed the car full, got the kids ready and headed for the museum which is situated at the old East Fortune RAF Airfield.

Published in Personal Blogs
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 16:36

National War Museum

Investigate over 400 years of Scotland at war, within the historic setting of Edinburgh Castle.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 16:12

National Museum of Scotland

Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology and Scottish history, all under one roof at the National Museum of Scotland.

Published in Interesting Places
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 21:23

Gilmerton Cove

Gilmerton Cove, four miles south of Edinburgh city centre, is a former subterranean dwelling hewn out of solid rock.

Published in Interesting Places
Friday, 07 September 2012 09:36

Edinburgh Castle

If you’re going to visit Scotland, Edinburgh Castle is one of those places you simply have to visit.  It’s part of the touring Scotland experience.  I first visited the Castle on my first visit to Scotland in 2001 – eleven years ago at the time of this writing.  Since then, I have immigrated to Scotland and hosted many guests from America, and therefore, have also visited Edinburgh Castle with my guests many times.

Published in Personal Blogs
Friday, 07 September 2012 08:55

Camera Obscura

Of all the things I didn’t know I was missing in life, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions in Edinburgh is currently Number One. I’d been told I should visit it a few years ago but never got around to it.  I didn’t think it would be that big of a deal.

Published in Personal Blogs
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