Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel and Environs – Scotland

What will we find around our hotel?  Lots of restaurants for fine and casual dining, offering just about every global variation of cuisine. Eighteenth century architecture of the New Town of Edinburgh development beginning in the 1770s. Lovely 18th century crescents with private gardens. St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, late 19th century neo-Gothic building whose spire Read More.. Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel and Environs – Scotland

CCSA – More than Study Abroad

CCSA is committed to providing innovative global learning opportunities to students from all backgrounds, orientations, and geographic locations. We celebrate our variety and diversity. Global learning doesn’t just happen. Thoughtful, deliberate program formats coupled with effective course design create the environment in which global learning takes place. This is where global teaching enables global learning. Read More.. CCSA – More than Study Abroad

Trace your Scottish ancestry – Scotland

It is possible to do genealogy research at the New Register House, pictured below.  It is located conveniently close to Waverley Station and The Balmoral.  This structure (1858) along with the General Register House (1788), is the home of the National Records of Scotland.  The National Records of Scotland exists “to select, preserve, and make Read More.. Trace your Scottish ancestry – Scotland

Travel Restrictions – At Home and Abroad

CCSA continues to monitor changes to travel. Currently – and it is only September – Belize, Ireland, and the UK are Level 4 on the USDOS travel advisory. As noted on each advisory web page, this is due to COVID-19. For many of us, including CCSA’s home location of Bowling Green, KY, level 4 (or Read More.. Travel Restrictions – At Home and Abroad

Leakey’s Bookshop—heaven on earth! – Scotland

This amazing place is credited with housing over 100,000 volumes of quality used books, maps, prints, and more. The bookshop was started in 1979, and by 1982 had moved into a former church from the 17th century. The setting of stained glass, spiral staircase and original pulpit brings that extra ambience to the luxury of Read More.. Leakey’s Bookshop—heaven on earth! – Scotland

Inverness the Capital of the Highlands – Scotland

My journey to the Highlands involved train travel from Edinburgh—gosh I love that mode of transportation!  The train station is efficiently located in the center of town, a short distance north of the River Ness which bisects the town. I didn’t stay at the Royal Highland Hotel, pictured here as practically adjoining the station, but Read More.. Inverness the Capital of the Highlands – Scotland