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Exploring Ruins: Craigmillar Castle – Edinburgh Day 9

It was our last day in Scotland and I was incredibly sad about having to leave, but my spirits were infinitely cheered by the fact that we would also be visiting our last castle of the trip: Craigmillar Castle. Continue reading “Exploring Ruins: Craigmillar Castle – Edinburgh Day 9”

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Holyrood Palace AKA the Epitome of Beauty – Edinburgh Day 8

We spent a beautiful sunny day visiting the beautiful Holyrood Palace and Gardens. Holyrood is the active palace of Edinburgh, so it’s where the Queen stays when she comes to Edinburgh. As such, no pictures were allowed inside, which is such a shame because it was soooo gorgeous in there. Imagine glitter, gold, and history all rolled into one, and you might be able to start yourself a picture of the wonder that is Holyrood. Continue reading “Holyrood Palace AKA the Epitome of Beauty – Edinburgh Day 8”

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Exploring Stirling Castle – Edinburgh Day 7

After a week in Scotland, we left Edinburgh for the day to head over to Stirling and visit the astounding Stirling Castle. About an hour’s train ride away, it was nice to relax on the train and watch the Scottish countryside go by while we were brought to our next destination of adventure. And what an adventure Stirling Castle was! Probably one of my favourite days of the trip, we spent all day in Stirling exploring every nook and cranny the castle held. Continue reading “Exploring Stirling Castle – Edinburgh Day 7”

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Leaving for Scotland Soon!

I’m only a couple of days away from my vacation in Edinburgh, Scotland, and I could not be more excited. We know what we’re doing for the first few days, and then we’ll wing it from there. It’s been so long since I’ve been anywhere, so I’m happy simply to be leaving home and exploring a new place, but the fact that I’m going back to Europe really takes the cake. Continue reading “Leaving for Scotland Soon!”

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Here’s Why You Should Travel Alone

My European adventures pretty much ended with my trips to the theater in London. After that it was time for me to return home. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I had first set out on my journey – all I knew was that I was terrified, and sad, I was doing it alone. By the end of my trip, however, I was so glad I did it by myself and regretted absolutely nothing about my choice to travel alone.

Here’s why you should travel alone: Continue reading “Here’s Why You Should Travel Alone”