Visit Edinburgh’s Amazing New Town

Visit Edinburgh’s Amazing New Town

New Town Edinburgh : The New Town is Edinburgh’s “other” neighborhood.  It’s the place you don’t hear much about when you’re thinking about visiting the Scottish capital.  Sure, there’s no Royal Mile or Edinburgh Castle, but there are some amazing attractions.  In fact, the New Town could pretty much stand on its own! Truly, I think this beautiful neighborhood is just as amazing as the Old Town and well worth a visitor’s time! History of the New Town The New…

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Visiting Amazing Edinburgh Castle

Visiting Amazing Edinburgh Castle

Visiting Edinburgh Castle : Before we went to Scotland we wanted our trip and our visit to places like Edinburgh Castle to be fun for us and our daughter. She’s six years old. So we purchased a number of books, including one called Katie in Scotland by James Mayhew. My daughter read the book and got pumped to visit all the places Katie visited. One of the big stops on Katie’s journey was Edinburgh Castle. She took the Loch Ness…

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Visit Amazing Neal’s Yard in London

Visit Amazing Neal’s Yard in London

Visit Amazing Neal’s Yard in London What is Neal’s Yard? London’s Neal’s Yard is one of those amazing places that inspire travel. Its small and you won’t find much of anything exciting. But walking through the small alley that leads you from the busy streets of Covent Garden into Neal’s Yard is like entering a different world. Perhaps this is what makes it so special.  Really, Neal’s Yard is just a courtyard at the end small alley in Covent Garden…

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Visiting Temple Church in London

Visiting Temple Church in London

Visiting Temple Church in London : Now might be the time to visit Temple Church in London.  The buzzing Da Vinci Code fans are now long gone, but this wonder of medieval artistry remains! And this is one of the lightest and most airy medieval churches that you will ever visit. The natural lighting and stain glass windows are magnificent. The Knights Templar built Temple Church. Thus the name. The Knights Templar were founded in the 12th century to protect…

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Visiting Amazing St Giles’ Cathedral

Visiting Amazing St Giles’ Cathedral

Visiting St Giles’ Cathedral :  St Giles’ Cathedral is one of Edinburgh’s best known attractions. The church is situated between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse on the Royal Mile and is strikingly beautiful.  In fact, St Giles’ Cathedral’s crown spire is visible from almost any where in old Edinburgh.   St Giles’ Cathedral is also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh. And, it is the Mother Church of Presbyterianism in Scotland. So you can imagine that St Giles’ Cathedral is at the…

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Make Money with Your Travel Photos

Make Money with Your Travel Photos

Make Money with Your Travel Photos : Many of us who love travel also enjoy documenting our traveling experiences with our cameras.  And yes, I know this may be the understatement of the year. Some of us absolutely love taking pictures while we are on vacation.  And some of us are pretty darn good at travel photography!  Whether its pictures of the places and people you visit or pictures of yourself at those same places, many of you come home…

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Best Things to Do in Vienna, Austria

Best Things to Do in Vienna, Austria

Best Things to Do in Vienna, Austria :  Vienna is one of those destinations that best suits the refined.  Excellent music, majestic palaces, beautiful galleries and fine wines to drink. But don’t despair if you’re like me and prefer the simple things in life, like coffee shops.  Yes, Vienna has it all.  Keep reading for my list of top things in Vienna.   Hofburg Palace The Hofburg Imperial Palace is the major imperial palace complex in the heart of Vienna. …

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Best of Prague

Best of Prague

Best of Prague : The first time I visited Prague I was awe struck. Literally. I had never visited a place that seemed to have kept its medieval charm while combining that sense of the modern and absurd.  Prague is a fairy tale city which is loads of fun. It also reminds you constantly of your mortality. The tension between the here and now and our uncertain future creates a perfect vibe for a traveler like me. Hopefully you enjoy…

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Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon

Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon

Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon : In this landscape photography vlog, I’m visiting Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park to photograph the canyon’s famous waterfalls.  In particular, I was hoping to photograph the Lower Falls in a partially frozen state.   As you will see, there are two main waterfalls in Johnston Canyon. These two falls are known as the Lower Falls and the Upper Falls. The Lower Falls are the first set of falls that you reach on this hike…

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Landscape Photography at Canmore’s Three Sisters

Landscape Photography at Canmore’s Three Sisters

Landscape Photography at Three Sisters : In this landscape photography vlog, I’m visiting Policemen’s Creek outside Canmore to photograph the Three Sisters.  In particular, I was hoping to photograph the Three Sisters at sunrise.  Each of the Three Sisters has its own name. From biggest to smallest they are known as Big Sister (Faith), Middle Sister (Charity) and Little Sister (Hope).  In the traditions of the local first nations people, the Îyârhe Nakoda or Stoney, the peaks are also known as the three sisters. …

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