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Nearly every time we visited my grandparents in England when I was a kid, we took a side trip to Scotland. I loved that we could visit as many castles as we wanted (and I reckon I’ve been to at least 50 by now) but I didn’t really enjoy the trips that my dad insisted on to the ‘very smelly’ distilleries!


What’s It Like to Explore Scotland With Haggis Adventures?

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how much I loved exploring the Hebrides with Haggis Adventures. Scotland was already one of my favourite places in the world and a place where I spent some of the best vacations of my childhood, and my trip to the Hebrides with Haggis Adventures just validated that Deep…

Hopping Around the Hebrides With Haggis Adventures

I’ve been feeling the ‘Deep Scottish Love’ since I was seven years old. That was the year that I was introduced to Scotland in a trip that featured sitting on a canon outside a 13th-century castle (Duart Castle on the Isle of Mull — still one of my favourites!) and my younger brother trying to…

My Next Challenge: The Three Peaks Challenge…Twice

This week, I won’t be posting a Photo of the Week. Instead, I have an announcement that will hopefully result in many more photos in a few months’ time! In May of 2007, I took on a challenge. Only a few weeks after finishing my final exams, I was on my way up Snowdon, the…

Leather Bookmarks: My Travel Souvenir

When I was seven, my family went on our first summer trip to the UK. Out of those six weeks, we spent over a week in Scotland. It was both my brother’s and my first time visiting the country, and we both loved it. It was like a wonderland to us; my brother was enamoured…

Friday Fotos: Spring!

This week is a perfect week for the #FriFotos theme “Spring.” Why, you ask? Well, it hasn’t exactly been a model summer in Brisbane (or on the East Coast of Australia in general). La Niña is in full force, and it seems like that means it rains constantly and then rains some more. Now that…

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