Johnston Canyon in the Winter

Johnston Canyon is a popular tourist destination year round in Banff National Park, and for a good reason. It’s a scenic and mild hike through the forest leading to a beautiful set of waterfalls. The…

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Off the Royal Mile, Edinburgh (Grassmarket & Other Streets)

After our visit to Dean Village, Derek and I headed to Grassmarket, and had lunch at Fiddlers Arms. It was an alright touristy place to eat. The haggis with mashed tatties was said to be…

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Planning for a December in Scotland

Here are a few things I found out while planning (and during) our trip to Scotland this December. When traveling anywhere near the poles in the winter, you have to realize it’s going to be dark.…

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Winter Packing Ideas for Scotland

This was my first winter trip, so I knew I had to pack carefully with all those bulky clothes. I managed to really coordinate my outfits. I am so glad I’ve started to have a…

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