Snapshots of Edinburgh

Snapshots of Edinburgh, Scotland | The Open HomeThe Open Home 083

Snapshots of Edinburgh, Scotland | The Open HomeThe Open Home 085Snapshots of Edinburgh, Scotland | The Open HomeThe Open Home 087The Open Home 088The Open Home 089The Open Home 090Snapshots of Edinburgh, Scotland | The Open HomeThe Open Home 092Snapshots of Edinburgh, Scotland | The Open Home

For our first ever family holiday we headed up to north to Edinburgh to visit with friends and tick off another country from our wish list. Edinburgh very quickly became one of my all time favourite cities and Scotland one of my all time favourite countries.

Highlights for me include our road trips through East Lothian and the discovery of pretty Portobello, strolling through Princes Street gardens, choosing our very own tartan for the Girard clan and Blossom mastering the art of walking!

I definitely want to return to Edinburgh to explore the castle further and would love to climb Arthur’s seat. However, I must admit I’m also tempted to relocate here so maybe one day I’ll just do these things once I’m living in Scotland!

 

Where have you travelled to recently?

Snapshots of Prague

Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open HomeSnapshots of Prague, Czech Republic | The Open Home

Last month we managed to squeeze in a little city break to the Czech Republic, one final one just the two of us before baby arrives in the spring. Well my goodness wasn’t Prague cold! To be honest it was actually quite hard to see the place when the snow was falling fast and the roads were so icy we were trying not to slip!

We spent most of our time walking from coffee shop to coffee shop via some city sight and then spent out afternoons chilling in the hotel to warm up. I think I will have to return one day when it is not freezing cold so that I can explore the city with more ease but my favourite city moment was strolling around Charles Bridge with it’s gothic statues and pretty side streets.

Have you been away yet this year?