The Magnificent Masonary of the William Wallace Monument, Scotland Have you climbed all the steps to the top? Can you tell me how many? I had to buy a magnet at the top so I would remember!
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Language barriers in foreign lands are no surprise. The fun is when you actually speak the same language. This year, I have travelled to many countries where English is the official language and yet my fabulous nasal ‘Strine‘ has caused me problems. Well it is not a very strong Australian accent, but it is one […]
The magnificent view of Stirling, Scotland from the imposing William Wallace Monument Brave Heart certainly put William Wallace’s story in focus, did you find the William Wallace Monument as impressive as I did? Or are you planning to visit it?
Smartphones have revolutionised the Tourist Information Bureau! When I traveled in the 90s, my first port of call was the Tourist Information Bureau to get maps and brochures. Of course I was also lugging my Lonely Planet Guide in my backpack. These days with the invention of the Smartphone there seems to be an App […]
The best way to see Scotland is by hiring a car and taking a driving holiday. There are lots of bus tours, but if you are short on time, many of the day tours will only drive by the sights and not actually stop for you to take a look around. Hiring a car gives […]
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. If you are planning a trip to Scotland then you really must arrive in time for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This year, I did; mainly due to the fact that the fabulously talented Lady Sings it Better were performing and one of the magnificent ladies that makes up this incredibly entertaining […]