If you read my last post on Historical Loves, you’ll see that it was about Marie Antoinette and her husband, King Louis XVI. While their love was… Read more “Historical Loves: Marie Antoinette and Count Fersen”
One of the well known kirkyard’s in Edinburgh, Greyfriars Kirkyard is known for Bobby, the dog, inspiring J.K. Rowling, and having its own set of haunting tales.… Read more “Ghostly Side of Greyfriars Kirkyard”
As a young girl, Marie Antoinette loved riding horses, being outside, and laughing. She tended to put her studies off, hardly practicing her writing or her other… Read more “Historical Loves: King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette”
Edinburgh had very harsh rules for anyone who was pregnant. Should you try to conceal your pregnancy you would be tried, found guilty, and hanged. Unfortunately, for… Read more “Half Hangit Maggie”
As a young girl, Victoria spent most of her life living secluded from the others and under the thumb of her mother’s husband. She wanted a life… Read more “Historical Loves: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert”
Chaing Mai was a whirl wind adventure. The trip was spur of the moment and only for a short weekend. I had only been back maybe a… Read more “Things To Do In Chiang Mai”
Situated atop the Doi Suthep Mountain in Northern Thailand, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of the most cherished temples in Northern Thailand. Built in 1386,… Read more “Wat Phra That Doi Suthep “
Everyone who visits Texas wants to see the “cowboy life” and the famous longhorn cattle. All of these are great things, and you can see them in… Read more “Fort Worth Stockyards”
Last Thursday was Scout Day at the school. I never knew how prevalent it was until I came here. To be honest, I didn’t even fathom Thailand… Read more “Scout Day at School”
Historical fiction tends to get a bad reputation. It’s often seen as misleading or so wild that it can’t even be remotely called historical fiction, but there… Read more ““The Convenient Marriage” by Georgette Heyer”
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A road trip full of adventures and amazing sights in Scotland. It was spur of the moment but worth every minute.
Take a tour through pubs which writers like Roberts Burns and William Wordsworth frequented, and delve into stories of their inspiration, sexual intrigue, drinking, and debauchery.
The Writers’ Museum, housed in what used to be Lady Stair’s home, can be found off the Royal Mile in Makar’s Court; which means poet or author’s court. The museum features three famous Scottish writers your sure to know.
Steeped with a sophisticated atmosphere and homely vibe, this tavern draws people in from all around. Named after the famous Deacon Brodie in 1806, this tavern captures the dualistic nature which Robert Louis Stevenson portrays in his famous book, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
During the Enlightenment era of Edinburgh, many people took concepts from that of ancient Greece and Rome. A lot of this can be seen in the architecture of buildings such as this one.