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Honeymoon in the UK: Day 7, Part 1 – Visiting Loch Ness, Fort Augustus & Aonach Mor

The western side of Scotland, extending down from Loch Ness through to the area of Ben Nevis and Glencoe, has some of the most beautiful landscapes we’ve ever seen. High hills and mountains, and some desolate areas along the A82 southeast of Glencoe, can be spectacular as well as humbling. The land makes you realize how difficult it could have ...

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Exploring historic Edinburgh

Honeymoon in the UK: Day 5 – Exploring Historic Edinburgh And Scotch Whisky

Day five of our honeymoon in the UK had us exploring historic Edinburgh and Scotch Whisky. Recuperated from our long first day in Edinburgh, we enjoyed a hearty breakfast in the hotel restaurant and headed for more exploration of the city. Day two in Edinburgh included a chilly, brisk wind and lower temperatures. Walking fast helped keep us warm, but ...

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The House of Bols experience in Amsterdam

When touring Amsterdam, my top recommendation for anybody who is of a legal drinking age is the House of Bols experience. Last fall I had the pleasure of visiting Amsterdam for work. At that time, I was coordinating a media and bartender trip to the House of Bols, for my clients Beam Canada and Bols. Having grown up seeing Bols ...

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