A Taste of Scotland at the Scotch Whisky Experience

A Taste of Scotland at the Scotch Whisky Experience

On a night in December when the weather outside was frightful, I was delighted to be welcomed to the Scotch Whisky Experience, along with a group of travel bloggers for the Edinburgh Travel TweetUp (#EdinTravTweetUp).  The team there made us all very welcome, and had a few surprises for us as they prepared for the Year of Food and Drink.

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Outlander Connections in Edinburgh – Tobias Smollett

Outlander Connections in Edinburgh – Tobias Smollett

What was Jamie Reading?

I’ve been looking at some Outlander Connections in Edinburgh.  The Outlander series is a the historical/science fiction saga by author Diana Gabaldon which has recently been sparking a lot of interest due to the Starz Original television show based on the books. Read more

Edinburgh Literature – Alexander McCall Smith

Edinburgh Literature – Alexander McCall Smith

One thing which I love to do on holiday is to read literature about where we are visiting.  Not guidebooks, but fictional literature set in a particular city or county.  Think EM Forster’s “Room with a View” when visiting Florence, or Patrick Gale’s “Notes from an Exhibition” when in Cornwall, and you’ll understand what I mean. Read more