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The Rocky Rugged Beauty of the Highlands in Scotland – Part One

Eilean Donan, Loch Ness, and the North West Highlands two-day adventure with Timberbush tours, with driver ‘Marty’, our charming, Scottish, kilt-wearing guide, was a blast. I fell in love with Marty’s voice, delivery and Scottish accent immediately. He wove stories of history, myths and legends and I could have listened for days. He had us laughing and …

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Step aside Chateau Versailles, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte and “Le Palais du Chocolat” take the cake!

A couple of friends and I went on a little adventure, about an hour from Paris, to visit Le Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte and to also enjoy “Le Palais du Chocolat” festival in early November. I was enchanted from the very beginning! There was room to roam to fully appreciate this gorgeous property in the late autumn …

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London: more upclose and personal

After all my numerous claims to “London”, recorded via Heathrow airport, a 36-hour trip to London last December allowed me to live out several of my cliché dreams. My recent trip to LONDON was delightfully different, musically filled and bookstore centered! My first quick trip to London was in December 2014. It included: drinking 2-litres of …

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