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Walking the Royal Mile Edinburgh Scotland – Our Favorite Stops and Historical Tidbits

Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh is one of my favorite European cities.  Its casual elegance and easy going attitude make it an easy place to spend a few days.  The scale of the city makes it very walkable and not overwhelming like larger cities that we have been to. The Royal Mile Edinburgh is the historical heart of this […]

Looking Down the Road: The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Scotland

Undulating landmasses in the unusual Garden of Cosmic Speculation in Dumfries, Scotland.

Can a garden help you understand the principles of good and evil, heaven and hell and other similarly deep subjects such as the very meaning and nature of the universe? It can if it is the remarkable Garden of Cosmic Speculation.  The garden has been Built by Charles Jencks in honor of his late wife Maggie.  Jencks […]

Looking Down the Road: St Patricks Day In Ireland

Irish Countryside

Beautiful, rugged scenery…check.  Fish and chips….check.  Great whiskey….check.  Leprachauns….check.  Can you guess where we are heading next?  St Patricks Day in Ireland here we come! It looks like we might be unexpectedly spending St Patricks Day in Ireland in a couple of weeks (the fact that I can suddenly find myself in the midst of […]