Tag Archives: Scottish National Gallery

The Ten Best Paintings in the Scottish National Gallery

Alexander McCall Smith has written a series of novels called The Sunday Philosophy Club that features Edinburgh’s super amateur detective Isabel Dalhousie. I read the first book in the series a week before our trip to Scotland and the second … Continue reading

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The Views from Edinburgh’s Princes Street

No, it’s not Princess Street. And it’s not Prince’s Street. Edinburgh’s main shopping street was named after the two sons of King George III: George (who would later become George IV) and Frederick. In all of our travels around the … Continue reading

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