Edinburgh, Scotland - Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle August 31st 2014 The choice to visit Scotland was kind of unique for us, as it was a destination that we chose because of some family history on Jessica's side. Because of this history, there were some key sites - mostly the highlands and Urquhart Castle, and so we tried to plan around these destinations (more on them in another post). Otherwise, it was 'How do we get there easily and cheap?'. Edinburgh was very c ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Midlothian » Edinburgh Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
We are a family of 5, traveling to see life outside of our own neighborhood. We plan to home school our kids and use travel to provide educational and fun field trips for our family (parents included). We enjoy traveling to places where we can see people living everyday lives and generally stay 'off the beaten path' as far as tourists go, but are always up for a popular Cheezburger dive or dessert find.
In this blog you'll find posts from Mom and Dad, and in the future, from our kids. We hope to share some of our experiences for better or worse and encourage other families to ... full info