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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.  Plan ahead.  I did and…

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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 sleep and delicious breakfast at my B&B The Douglas House B&B.  It is located in Castle Douglas.  I am embarrassed to say, that is…

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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 and will have a separate post for that! Greyfriars Kirkyard,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greyfriars_Kirkyard, Holyrood Palace (the Royal Family still comes here), Calton Hill, Arthur’s Seat and so much more.  The…

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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 spot.  I stayed at Cowgate…

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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 and I could not…

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Adventures are waiting…


Latha math !   Adventures are always waiting, it’s just how we see something as an adventure.  A work trip could be turned into an adventure.  A school event could definitely be an adventure.  Traveling has become my new adventure.  We all have our priorities in live.  Family, work, work, family.. and so on.. but here in the United States especially, I…

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Dumfries and Galloway


Dumfries and Galloway was a two fold stop. First, to met the incredible Mulhearn’s.  My dad has a friend, 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 ancestors connection to Morton Castle.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morton_Castle. I arrived at like 6 am!!!.  It was…

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