Travel Blog & Adventures

Ferry from Scotland to Ireland

Ferry from Scotland to Ireland After five days in Scotland (definitely not nearly long enough) we are heading over to Ireland.  I just love taking…

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Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland We were only in Glasgow for about two hours.  Fortunately, our short stop was right across from George Square, so I ran over…

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Stirling Castle, Scotland

Stirling Castle, Scotland Stirling Castle is beautiful and very well taken care of.  It is definitly worth visiting.  It is smaller than Edinburgh Castle, but…

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Glencoe, Scotland

Glencoe, Scotland Beautiful Glencoe.  It almost didn’t happen this trip due to a car accident blocking the highway (how rude! lol).  Our coach took a…

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Armadale Castle, Scotland

Armadale Castle and Ruins, Isle of Skye, Scotland Armadale Castle was a bit depressing.  It was once a beautiful castle of Clan Donald on the…

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Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland It ended up being a bit stormy during the time we were at Eilean Donan Castle.  They often have multiple seasons…

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Blair Castle, Scotland

Blair Castle, Scotland Blair Castle has been the home of the Athol family for over seven centuries.  They also spell their name several ways.  Sometimes…

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Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Castle.  What a mighty sight.  The Royal Mile begins at the top of the rock where the castle sits, and goes all…

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Nairn, Scotland

Nairn and The Muthu Newton Hotel We were only in Nairn for about 14 hours before leaving for our next destination.  Nairn used to be…

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Loch Ness

Loch Ness We had a short stop by Loch Ness so that my travel companion, Nellie, could visit her cousin for a wee bit of…

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“Popping Your Clock”

“Popping Your Clock” Learned a new term today due to running the hotel room TV in the background.  “Popping your clock,” means to die.  They…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding Amber is the restaraunt located within the Scotch Whisky Experience.  Their food was just about the best I had during this trip.…

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The Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

The Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Edinburgh Scotland My first hotel was The Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, just outside Edinburgh in Kirknewton. Absolutely stunning…

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Edinburgh Scotland

Edinburgh Scotland My luggage made it!! All the way from Portland Oregon, to JFK (New York), then to Heathrow in London, England. And it’s final…

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