Backpacking in Scotland: My Best Memories

Where I grew up, in Bangor in Northern Ireland we were six miles from a coastal town called Donaghadee. From Donaghadee harbour, on a good day you could see Scotland. In fact you could see Scotland on a bad day. From Portpatrick to Donaghadee is fairly close and at one point, Northern Ireland and Scotland Read more about Backpacking in Scotland: My Best Memories[…]

Jonny Blair Dan Darch and Neil Macey at the Scotland border

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

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 are both part of the United Kingdom. That doesn’t stop there being a border though! Read more about World Borders: How to get from Scotland to England (Glasgow to Carlisle train)[…]

Cherries fans on the Carlisle Party Plane 2008

Party Plane Carlisle, England to Glasgow, Scotland: Class of May 2008

It all began in February 2008. Myself and Cornish Cherry Dan had decided we were going to the last AFC Bournemouth away match in Carlisle no matter what. The reasons for going were many and various, one of which was we realised we could actually get there for cheaper and via Scotland on the flights Read more about Party Plane Carlisle, England to Glasgow, Scotland: Class of May 2008[…]

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