Since I don’t travel full-time, I figured that instead of doing a monthly recap, I would recap each of my trips following the full posts. These recaps will contain highs, lows, logistics, funny anecdotes, pictures, etc. that I likely didn’t include in the full posts.
Without further ado, my trip to the UK!
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Our decision to drive counter-clockwise around the North Coast 500 had no reasoning behind it, but in the end, I was extremely happy we did. In my opinion, we saved the best day for last, and with a little dip down to Eilean Donan, we even got to see a castle!
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There’s a very good chance that even if you haven’t stepped foot on Scottish soil, you’ve seen Doune Castle. The iconic castle has been featured as Wintefell in Game of Thrones, Castle Leoch in Outlander, and most notably, in several scenes of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The castle was such an important set in Monty Python and the Holy Grail that the audio guide for the castle is narrated by Terry Jones!
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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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