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Three Must Dos in Scotland That May Not Be on Your Bucket List

Three Must Dos in Scotland That May Not Be on Your Bucket List

Many of us have bucket lists on some level. A list of adventures we want to experience in our lifetime. When visiting Scotland, people’s list may include playing golf at St Andrews, touring (and tasting) many of the world’s finest single malts whiskey distilleries, and attending Fringe Fest in Edinburgh. Now after my second visit, […]

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Postcard-A Tribute to 9/11 at the Firefighter Statue in Glasgow, Scotland

Postcard-A Tribute to 9/11 at the Firefighter Statue in Glasgow, Scotland

The bronze statue, the firefighter monument, erected in June 2001 outside the Central Train Station for the fallen firefighters of Glasgow, took on a new meaning after the September 11th attacks on the United States. In October of 2001, two hundred fireman paid tribute to their fallen comrades from the loss of the twin towers […]

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Survival Training in Central Park–The Scottish Way with Bear Grylls

Survival Training in Central Park–The Scottish Way with Bear Grylls

Sarabeth’s, a restaurant on Central Park South in New York, is a perfect place for a Manhattan weekday breakfast; oh the fresh-baked muffins, scones and more… but it’s not the place I’d expect to meet instructors from the Bear Grylls Survival Academy.  After a few cups of coffee and a savory meal, I realized that […]

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the Five Photos of Glasgow, Scotland

the Five Photos of Glasgow, Scotland

Many travelers don’t visit Glasgow when touring Scotland. Tourists or travelers spend time in Edinburgh, the Highlands or the country’s western isles. But in skipping Glasgow, do they miss out? Perhaps this will help you decide, welcome to the next installment of the five, and enjoy five photos of Glasgow. George Square The cultural center […]

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Getting Photographed in my Kilt on the beach, Isle of Arran, Scotland

Getting Photographed in my Kilt on the beach, Isle of Arran, Scotland

I never thought I’d be involved with the beach photos, but when I dressed up in a traditional Scottish Kilt at a wedding on the Isle of Arran, I was automatically put into the van. It is a tradition in Scotland. All men brave enough to wear a kilt at a wedding get photographed. I […]

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Driving The Roads of Scotland – An Adventure in Itself

Driving The Roads of Scotland – An Adventure in Itself

I don’t often drive; I don’t even own a car. But on certain trips renting a car is the right call even if it is driving on the left side of the road. Scotland was one of those trips. I decided to drive and hire a car in Glasgow since my time was short in the […]

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Sunset Sunday – Chasing the Sunset in Glasgow, Scotland

Sunset Sunday – Chasing the Sunset in Glasgow, Scotland

Scotland is known for dramatic views and also rapid changing weather. One minute the sun can shine with a clear crisp blue sky, the next it could be raining yet again. So capturing a sunset in Glasgow would depend on the weather and it would prove to be a challenge. But I needed to “equalize.” […]

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Painting for Pleasure with Scottish Artist Hazel Campbell

Painting for Pleasure with Scottish Artist Hazel Campbell

To celebrate the “Year of Creative” in Scotland artist Hazel Campbell came to New York during Scotweek this past April. The well known landscape painter from the beautiful southwest countryside of Dumfries and Galloway has a long history of producing great artwork. Our afternoon was no exception. Hazel spoke to the few invited guests in the […]

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