Edinburgh, 2016 – Day Two: A Walk Through a Palace

Edinburgh Day Two promised to be more succinct: we had a plan we were going to stick to, and it only involved one destination – the Palace of Holyrood. Along the drive in, though the route was slightly different, we still saw plentiful churches and other buildings.


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Edinburgh, 2016 – Day One: Discovering Multiple Histories

One of the best parts of basing ourselves in Stirling for the first half of our time in Scotland is that it meant easy access to several locations we were interested in taking day trips to. Up first: Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.


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From England to Scotland: The First Step to the Next Adventure

The day after our crazy day of the Harry Potter studio tour and sightseeing through downtown London was Carly’s wedding. The weather was fabulous, the ceremony was lovely, and the reception was a blast. It was hard to believe as we woke up on July 31 that our time in England had already come to a close, but it was hard to be too upset as we were setting out on our next adventure!


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England, 2016 – Exploring London

Confession alert: I have never had an overwhelming urge to visit London. Sure, there’s tons of history there, but the city itself never really appealed to me. I knew I’d get there one day, but my expectations of how I’d feel about it were set pretty low. Did they change after visiting? Not entirely, but I did enjoy myself more than I thought.


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