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Month: October 2017

Visiting Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Visiting Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Visiting Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire : For a visitor, Aberdeen is at least two things.  One the one hand, Aberdeen is perfectly situated as base for exploring one of the most compelling and beautiful regions of Scotland.  It is also a beautiful city in its own right.  On the other hand, Aberdeen seems to be a city that isn’t interested in catering to tourists in the ways many tourists expect. Maybe it’s just that Aberdeen is a real working city and…

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Golden Lane, a Prague Must See

Golden Lane, a Prague Must See

Golden Lane, a Prague Must See : The Golden Lane is a small cobblestone street located inside Prague Castle. It was built in the 16th century to house the castle guards. However, the name golden lane is actually a reference to the goldsmiths who occupied the street in the 17th century. The Golden Lane was also called the Street of Alchemists and Alchemists’ Alley. You will absolutely love the Golden Lane.  It consists tiny homes, all painted brightly.  How tall…

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Visit the Scottish National Gallery

Visit the Scottish National Gallery

Visit the Scottish National Gallery : The Scottish National Gallery is one of the premiere free attractions in Edinburgh. Ideally located on the Mound between the New Town and the Old Town, the Scottish National Gallery is flanked on both sides by beautiful Princes Street Gardens. The Scottish National Gallery opens daily from 10 am-5 pm, and on Thursdays until 7 pm. And did I mentioned that you will find some of the greatest art works displayed on its walls, including pieces…

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Edinburgh Photography Guide

Edinburgh Photography Guide

Edinburgh Photography Guide : Edinburgh, Scotland is no secret. And there is good reason for that.  Visiting the  Scottish capital is like jumping off a diving board into a pool of history, drama and architecture.   From the Old Town to the New Town, from Arthur’s Seat to Calton Hill, Edinburgh is a feast for the eyes and the senses. In a city as beautiful as Edinburgh, there are so many incredible places to take photographs.  And while you won’t be…

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Five Day Trips from Calgary you will Love!

Five Day Trips from Calgary you will Love!

Five Day Trips from Calgary : Calgary is located in a natural sweet spot. The Canadian Rockies are directly to the west and the great plains of North America are to the east and south. So being in Calgary is like having a foot in two different worlds.  On Saturday you wake up and go hiking in Banff National Park. On Sunday you wake up and walk through hoodoos in the badlands. From Mountain culture to western culture, the following…

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