Creepy Travels – Aberdeen

Aberdeen is the second Scottish city I've visited and I liked it. In November it exudes creepiness, which is right up my alley. Here are. Slains Castle On Belmont Street, located in what used to be an old church, lies Slains Castle, an amazing horror themed pub. It's dark and eerie, and to be honest, …

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Scotland: 5: A Highland Cow Hunt

Tuesday was the one day we had fully scheduled for central Edinburgh. We went in early, and even though our train was delayed, when we got there the Christmas Market was not that busy. We decided to go to the Royal Mile first. The Royal Mile is on of my favourite places in Edinburgh, and …

Scotland: 4: Failed Adventures

We woke early on a beautiful Scottish morning and decided to head to Lauriston Castle. My cousin had been before, and described it as a beautiful yet oddly designed 16th century house with amazing views of Cramond Island. Thinking it sounded interesting, we headed off, only to arrive there to find that it was closed. …

Scotland: 1: A Rainy Introduction to Aberdeen

November passed quickly, and soon it was time for me to return to Scotland. After a flight that was surprisingly bumpier than the flight out of Osaka in a typhoon, I ended up in Aberdeen. It was late when I arrived, and I was exhausted. The next morning would be the time to explore. The …

How Much For: A Winter Week in Scotland

I went up to visit Aberdeen and Edinburgh just in time for Christmas! Here's what it cost. Transport: £96.07. My initial travel costs were £60.47, which included two flights and my train to Aberdeen. I only paid £6.25 for my advance train and paid no extra fees for my flights so this couldn't be cheaper! …