A monumental tribute to a queen stands in a distinctly non-monumental location in Edinburgh's borough of Leith.
PHeymont spotted this bronze sentry below the storied castle.
An all-too-brief day in the Scottish highlands gave PHeymont a different view of a fabled country
PHeymont shares a collection of signs seen on a recent trip to Edinburgh and Glasgow—ranging from whimsical to ironic to serious.
Upgraded rail service between England and Scotland is taking market share away from airlines.
Healing hands reach up from the courtyard of Surgeon's Hall in Edinburgh, home of the Royal College of Surgeons.
PHeymont visits the world's largest terra-cotta fountain. It's also a large measure of Victorian imperial self-congratulation.
Just off a road in Shetland, a small museum keeps alive the memory of some trips that didn't end well.
PHeymont was visiting the National Gallery of Scotland when he found that some of the art was 'off-duty'
Built as an oasis of culture in a sea of slums, one of Glasgow's important museums is still fighting for its life in an era of budget cuts.
PHeymont and his wife get a cabbie's-eye view of scenes on Shetland's Mainland
PHeymont visits Scotland's oldest cathedral, a Gothic wonder with a significant back story
PHeymont learned that Edinburgh Castle has the distinction of being one of the most-attacked and most-visited places you can find.
Scotland is backing a new ferry service that would connect it to Dutch ports instead of having to ship through England.
On the gable end of a Glasgow building, an Australian artist touchingly retells an ancient legend in modern dress.