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The Edinburgh Military Tattoo: A MUST Add to Your Edinburgh Itinerary

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a stirring and inspiring display of the best of Scotland’s history and culture, and it is a must see if you are planning a visit to Edinburgh in the summer time. I would even go as far as to suggest that it is well worth planning your whole trip around, […]

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A Tour of the Edinburgh Royal Mile

Edinburgh is one of my favorite European cities.  Its casual elegance and easy going attitude make it an easy place to spend a few days.  The scale of the city makes it very walkable and not overwhelming like larger cities that we have been to. The Edinburgh Royal Mile is divided into a number of […]

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One Day of Shopping and Strolling in Tallinn Estonia

Walking in the old town of Tallinn Estonia feels like walking in your own personal fairy tale.  Tallinn is a city of red tiled roofs, views of fairy tale towers,  and winding cobblestone streets lined with inviting cafes. Have you ever been to a Renaissance Festival?  Tallinn Estonia felt a lot like that, except it had […]

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Carcasonne, France (this is the inner castle inside the walls)

Fabulous Friday Foto: Carcassonne Castle

Exploring the Carcassonne Castle is truly the highlight of any visit to the city. Its winding, cobblestone streets lined with picturesque cafes and fairy tale like turrets make it a magical place to get lost for a day (or forever!) Whether you are visiting the city for its famous Bastille Day Fireworks display or just […]

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Carcassonne Castle at night after Bastille Day fireworks

Pictures of France: Bastille Day in Carcassonne

Here are some memorable pictures of France from Bastille Day in Carcassonne. If you are looking for more pictures of France as well as information for planning your own trip to Carcassonne for Bastille Day, check out these other informative pieces: Planning your Trip to Carcassonne for Bastille Day in France Bastille Day in France: […]

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Carcassonne Castle at Night

Carcassonne Hotels and Restaurants: Spending the Night in Carcassonne France on a Budget

I learned a secret about Carcassonne France;  something that the majority of the  approximately 4 million people who visit each year don’t know.  In order to fully appreciate and take in all of the wonderfulness that is Carcassonne France, you have  to spend the night there.  These tips will help you to find Carcassonne hotels […]

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Fabulous Friday Foto: The Edinburgh Military Tattoo

If you ever have the opportunity to attend the Edinburgh Tattoo, you should.  This is one of those “once in a lifetime” things that is worth a splurge (and if it is an options, do spend the extra money for the good tickets with a straight on view of the castle!) The event plays out in front of […]

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Ireland Castle

Fabulous Friday Foto: Ireland Castle Photo

A beautiful castle seen while driving in the Irish countryside. Ireland is a country full of ancient ruins dotting the sides of the roads. You don’t have to drive very long before finding a castle to explore in private, as many of them have very little tourist traffic.

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Prague castle at dusk

Fabulous Friday Foto: Photos of Prague Castle at Dusk

Prague is a beautiful city, and the crown jewel of it is Prague Castle, rising majestically over the Vltava River. Prague was one of very few European cities that was almost undamaged during WWII, and its fabled spires and cobblestone streets make for an enchanting place to visit.

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Sunset in Edinburgh, Scotland

Fabulous Friday Foto: Photo of Edinburgh, Scotland

This Photo of Edinburgh was taken at sunset while walking up Castle Hill towards Edinburgh Castle for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.  Edinburgh is one of my favorite cities.  It is filled with beautiful scenery, friendly people and a laid back, welcoming attitude. For more great tips and inspiration for traveling to Scotland, check out these […]

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