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This HD Video of the Wild Atlantic Way will inspire you to do it! – Places in Ireland you must see before you die

Ireland is magical. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. However, most ‘touristed’ areas in the world are full of hype and low on wonder. The Wild Atlantic Way sounds like hype… but it isn’t. It is fantastic,

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Why Go To Scotland??

  This is a question I asked myself many times over my lifetime. What is it about Scotland that attracts people so? What magic draws them, time after time, to this bit of land hovering on the edge of Europe? The quick answer

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Mountain Walks in Scotland and Ireland

I’m not a true hiker.   I’m a fair-day hiker at best, and in short spurts. I’m overweight, out of shape, and have poor ankles, and have no wish to spend hundreds of dollars on specialized equipment. However, on a

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Stunning Isolation – Isle of Lewis, Scotland

Up along the northwest coast of Scotland, a small group of islands hug the coast. In total, these are called the Hebrides. The Outer Hebrides consist of the Isles of Lewis and Harris (really one island), North Uist, Benbecula, South

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The Wild and Wonderful County Donegal, Ireland

I am unapologetically stealing the motto from West Virginia to describe County Donegal in Ireland. Yes, they have their own motto, which is “Up here, it’s different.”  This motto applies just as well, but it doesn’t convey the sheer lonely

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Trying new Foods while Traveling

Everyone eats.

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