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Tombstone Tourism @ Glasgow Necropolis

I recently took a day trip to Glasgow with my eldest daughter. Our introduction to Glasgow started before we’d even left Edinburgh ,as we met a Scottish man on the train who’d emigrated to Sweden and was home for Christmas. We got chatting, as you do, and he swiftly informed us Glasgow used to be… Continue reading Tombstone Tourism @ Glasgow Necropolis

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24 Doors of Advent in Edinburgh

Yesterday was the first of December and that means two things. Firstly, Silly Season is officially underway and pretty much anything can be justified with the phrase ‘oh go on then, it’s Christmas’. Secondly, it’s time to begin the Christmas countdown by opening a door each day on an Advent Calendar. But it’s not just… Continue reading 24 Doors of Advent in Edinburgh

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Remembrance Travel: #Rethink Remembrance

November. Month of fireworks, switching on central heating and the first Christmas adverts. But also the month of Remembrance. Although the act of Remembrance is officially observed on two dates (Armistice Day  and Remembrance Sunday, on the 11th and the second Sunday of November respectively), the launch of the Royal British Legions Poppy appeal in… Continue reading Remembrance Travel: #Rethink Remembrance

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Autumn in Berlin: Get Outdoors!

Autumn is a good time to visit Berlin. Lets be honest, you’ll never hear me say there’s a bad time to visit. But Autumn being my favourite month and Berlin. being my favourite city…well the two together make for a winning combination.  There are many things to love about Berlin. The creative, modern buzz. Its fascinating,… Continue reading Autumn in Berlin: Get Outdoors!