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Dublin, the Pipes the Pipes!

As we were riding the bus into the center of Dublin from the airport, we began to see pubs overflowing with blue- and red-jerseyed football fans (Gaelic football, as it turned out). The blue jerseys considerably outnumbered the reds, so I figured the blues were Dublin. The reds, as I later discovered, were from Cork—and […]

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The Poo Project

As secluded as Glen Affric is, we had no problem finding our way there from Edinburgh. It took us two hours longer than we’d expected—on the dangerously curvy and narrow roads, we got stuck behind trucks, tractors, and cyclists pulling there babies in little carts—, but we made it all the way to the gate […]

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The Best B&B in B&BLand: Kerrow House or The Shakira of Scottish B&Bs

Scotland (as well as Ireland, but we’ll come to her later), should be called B&Bland. Every third home in Caledonia has at least three rooms for sleepy tourists. As with anything, some are better than others. That said, you’ll always get a tea and instant coffee cooker in your room and “Amazing Grace” piped into […]

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Strange Things Happen

Do you believe in coincidence? Do you believe things happen for a reason? Do you believe in Santa? In May when I started planning my trip to Scotland and Ireland with my father, I played around on Expedia.com for days, searching for the most economical meeting place and starting point for our trip. This place […]

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Shakira in Ireland

Sorry about the title. During the World Cup, I noticed that merely mentioning Shakira got me 50 more readers a day. It’s a cheap shot, but, well, that’s me. I love Shakira. If you’re a Shakira fan, well, welcome! And Waka Waka! If you love Shakira, you’ll love me too. I promise. I’m also quite […]

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