Zion Canyon under heavy skies from Kolob Terrace Road with sunflowers in the foreground


Our travel blog covers a world bursting with beauty, history, culture, natural wonders and is full of emotion. Despite our travels over the past 30+ years we only seem to scratch the surface. The more we travel the more we realise the endless opportunities there are to broaden our minds.

Taking in the Sights is not just our travel blog, it is also a journal of our travels over time. Come in and stay a while and we’ll share it with you.

Zion Canyon Scenic Drive with the canyon's high peaks in the background in Zion National Park

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Within Taking in the Sights  you’ll find lots of travel articles, advice and inspirational photography in one place. Ultimately, we are ‘Canny Scots’ so money doesn’t leave our pockets easily and only does so when we are comfortable we are getting value for money.

Check out the destinations section to see where our adventures have taken us or if you are looking for inspiration then our Need Travel Inspiration page can help. If you just want to browse through the photo galleries then you’ll find all the links you need on this page as well. You can also check out our portfolios on Shutterstock and Alamy by following the links. Want to know more about us? then click the link. You’ll also find articles on travel advice and photography to help you get ready for your next trip.

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