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    Winter 2019-2020: more postcards from Scotland!

    So, we’ve come back from our winter trip in Scotland though, after one month of Scottish adventures we were not at all eager to leave. Days are so short in winter, still more in the north, and time passed much more quickly than during our former trips! It was quite frustrating too that so many […]

    22 May 1859 : Birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in Edinburgh

    22 May 2019

    Today is the 160th birth anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle but not everybody knows that the father of Sherlock Holmes was born in Edinburgh. A beautiful bronze statue of the detective stands in Picardy Place at the top of Edinburgh’s Leith Walk just opposite the birthplace (demolished c. 1970) of Sir […]

    It’s all about the Kelpies

    The largest public artworks in Scotland? The Kelpies!

    You are invited to take more than a look at these two 30 meter tall horse head sculptures designed by Andy Scott, erected in Grangemouth Park, Falkirk, near River Carron, in The Helix, a new parkland project; there are so impressive…!!

    By definition, the ‘kelpie’ is a […]

    Ian Rankin’s Inspector Rebus Mystery Series

    Edinburgh Ghosts Tours – Janice & Mairiuna

    The Rebus Tours ! Can’t wait to play the game Janice, but you know, it’s already listed on Itinerary 7, together with the Ghosts Tours and a number of other ones for that matter!

    Remember how we used to stop in front of every poster advertising […]

    Walking In The Steps of Ian Rankin’s Famous Inspector Rebus

    Knotts And Crosses – Inspector Rebus series – Ian Rankin

    Touring the beautiful city of Edinburgh has never been so easy since the implementation of various thematic guided tours catering to the visitors flowing in all year round. Be it ghost walks, history, architecture, cycling or literary tours or even a tour of […]