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Scotland 2016
Tips and Hints
Travels in the United Kingdom

Tips and Hints in Scotland, part 2

Madainn mhath!  (Welcome) I am sure many of you here have gathered that I am in love with Scotland.  Not to say there are not many other beautiful and incredible countries, which I know there are, but Scotland holds my heart.  With that said, let’s get into the tip and hints for traveling in Scotland […]

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Scotland 2016
Tips and Hints
Travels in the United Kingdom

Tips and Hints in Scotland

Tips and Hints for the first time or almost first time single female traveler.  These are just a few things that come to mind.  You don’t have to be a female to appreciate this if you have never travelled alone or for the first time it’s just well, I am single, female and traveling.   1.  […]

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Scotland 2016
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Castle Douglas & Threave Castle

28 April 2016 was my trip in the rain and I mean rain people, it turned to snow later to Threave Castle. I was so proud of myself.  First I have to mention the great night’s sleep and delicious breakfast at my B&B The Douglas House B&B.  It is located in Castle Douglas.  I am […]

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Edinburgh

  For those you who know me… you know who are… you know my fascination for Scotland.  Edinburgh Castle was by far the highlight of my visit.  I also attended the Beltane Fire Festival. Greyfriars Kirkyard, Holyrood Palace (the Royal Family still comes here), Calton Hill, Arthur’s Seat and so much more.  The Royal Mile […]

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Edinburgh the Capital City

Edinburgh.  The Capital of Scotland.  The Castle is there, tourism at its best, tour buses all over, peddlers with their wares.  I found my hostel that night after a ONE hour circle that I made due to lack of GPS!! People get GPS, figure it out, get some GPS so you can find your resting […]

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Dinner in Dumfries

These lovely people are my newly adopted family The Mulhearn’s (Tommy is since passed away) :(.  I told them this and they did not disagree with me.  I had the honor of meeting with them when I first arrived in Dumfries.. they were my go-to family.  They are family of my dad’s good friend Bruce […]

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Scotland 2016
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Losing my way to Morton Castle in Dumfries!

Dumfries and Galloway was a two-fold stop. First, to meet the incredible Mulhearn’s.  My dad has a friend, a very good friend who is from Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.  His cousin, Tommy lived in Dumfries and Galloway.  I wanted to go there originally because of my ancestor’s connection to Morton Castle.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morton_Castle. I arrived at […]

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