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My Top 5 Photographs from Edinburgh, Scotland

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I’ve now been to Edinburgh in Scotland twice in the last year and loved my time in this city. If you followed my stories, you’ll know I stayed in the boutique hostel The Baxter both times – a really cool …

Friday’s Featured Food: Deep Fried Mars Bar in Edinburgh, Scotland

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You have to admire the Scottish even if you don’t love them. They have quirky off the wall stuff that will only ever be relevant in Scotland. OK, and occassionally the Northern Irish will dig them too. One such delicacy …

Staying at The Baxter, A Cool Boutique Hostel in Edinburgh, Scotland

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You might have read that I was recently back in Scotland for the first time in 6 years. Perhaps even more surprisingly it was my first visit to Edinburgh, the capital city. These days mixing up guest houses with night …

Friday’s Featured Food: Haggis, Tatties and Neeps in Edinburgh, Scotland

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It had been a whopping 6 years since I had been to Scotland when I decided to hit up Edinburgh. It was an easy choice to make for me. Firstly, cheap Ryanair flights made it a budget place to head …

Backpacking in Scotland: Top 10 Sights in Edinburgh

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I had been to Scotland around 20 times in my life – but mostly to Glasgow, Irvine or Stranraer. Growing up in Northern Ireland made that an easy option as a child and teenager. However i had never once been …

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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Dual Nationality, Holding Multiple Passports

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Today on Tuesday’s Travel Essentials it’s time to take advantage of all the passports you can get. You’ll need them – trust me. When you go travelling, your passports fill up quickly with visas and stamps so it’s essential to …

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Westray to Papa Westray: The Shortest Flight in the World at 47 Seconds!

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If you follow Don’t Stop Living you will know that I NEVER write about places I haven’t been unless it’s in a “I want to go there” way and this post is just inspired by my love for unusual and …

Jonny Blair Dan Darch and Neil Macey at the Scotland border

World Borders: How to get from Scotland to England (Glasgow to Carlisle train)

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On my series where I cross borders of the world, this ranges from passport stamping borders, internal country borders and indeed the Equator. While England and Scotland are very much separate countries, they use the same currency (British Pound) and …

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