Tag Archives: Walks

A Walk Through History – Edinburgh’s Old Town

Edinburgh is one of my absolute favourite cities for all sorts of reasons, but I do tend to favour the New Town, simply because it’s not quite as crowded with tourists. Edinburgh has always been a major international tourist destination … Continue reading

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Bute Walks – Ascog and the Victorian Fernery

You’ll be well aware, if you follow me on Facebook, that I recently spent a driech (Scots words meaning grey and wet) week on the Isle of Bute visiting family, doing a bit of writing, hoping a change of scene … Continue reading

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A Romantic Paris Walk in the Footsteps of Two Lovers

I’m a great believer in the old adage that the best way to discover a city is on foot. Nowhere is that more true than Paris, where the top attractions are contained in a relatively compact area. Getting lost is … Continue reading

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