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Fun things to do in Bristol

Discovering Bristol We grew up with Bristol, through stories of smugglers and pirates. Bristol was home to anti-heroes such as Long John Silver from Treasure Island and Blackbeard the Pirate, a place full of excitement. So, with these romantic visions in mind, we set out to discover the real Bristol, to explore this modern city

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The Black Isle

The Black Isle of Scotland

The Black Isle The Black Isle is situated near Inverness, the ‘Capital of the Highlands’ in Northern Scotland. Contrary to its name the Black Isle is not an island but a peninsula. The Cromarty, Moray and Beauly Firths frame the majestic scenery of this vast wedge of land. We were fortunate to be House Sitting in an

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Scottish Road Trip

Scottish Road Trip

Our Scottish Road Trip We started our Scottish Road Trip from Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. I had been to Scotland in the early 1980’s and admired it’s rugged beauty and thought it would be perfect time for Alan to retrace Scottish roots, his Grandparents coming from Scotland. Edinburgh Arriving in Edinburgh came as quite

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London Hotel stays

London Rooms – Where to stay in London

London Rooms We have been fortunate enough to visit London in the United Kingdom many times while crisscrossing our way around Europe. In that time we have stayed in  many London Rooms and managed to stumble on to great deals including 5 star hotels. Although these deals don’t come along every day, they are there you just

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