The Scottish Highlander offers everything from castles to distilleries in its shore excursions

Editor’s note: Edward Garrett and his 20-something son Will just returned from a week’s sailing on the Scottish Highlander luxury barge. His son is reporting on the trip from his perspective in a separate blog on this site. Third of three reports. The Scottish Highlander offers a number of rather good excursions by minibus on a daily basis hosted by the ships very charming tour guide Loren. Included on our cruise were beautiful Cawdor Castle immortalized in …

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All meals on the barge are set menu, and the chef prepares everything from memory

Editors note: Edward Garrett and his 26-year-old son Will just returned from a week’s sailing on the Scottish Highlander luxury barge. His son is reporting on the trip from his perspective in a separate blog on this site. Second of three reports Our traveling companions consisted of two well-traveled couples (one from London and the other from Sydney) who showed great consideration for other guests, an absolute necessity in such close quarters. In fact, it quickly becomes …

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An in-depth look at the Scottish Highlander luxury barge

Editors note: Edward Garrett and his 26-year-old son Will just returned from a week’s sailing on the Scottish Highlander. This is his report. His son is reporting on the trip from his perspective in a separate blog on this site. Over the past several years an emergent group of travelers have found European luxury Barge cruises a way to solve their “Been there, done that” dilemma, and few do it better than European Waterways. Established in 1974, …

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