Tag Archives: Scotland

Scotch Whisky and Haggis

If you’re anything like me, when you think of Scotland, the first thing that comes to mind, besides great golf, is Scotch Whisky (and notice, they drop the “e” in whisky).  And the reputation is well earned, as there seem to be more Whisky Bars and here in Edinburgh than there are sheep in Ireland.  But […]

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The view from the Island, back along the coast

Peace in Belfast and Festivals in Edinburgh

Belfast, Northern Ireland: After arriving in Belfast, I’ll admit that I was a little taken aback – not by the visible aftermath that years of “The Troubles” created, but by the lack of thereof.  The image of a torn city that had been created in my mind differed greatly from the progressive and rejuvanated city I actually saw.   Not to […]

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