Scotland
Leah

An Introduction to Orkney

It was during my research for our 2016 trip to the U.K. that I first learned about and became fascinated with Orkney, an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland that contains a group of more than 60 islands. The Orkney Islands have a long and rich history. Remarkably, this history is accompanied by an incredible collection of exceptionally preserved archaeological sites, some of which are more than 5,000 years old!

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Sweden
Leah

Exploring the Traditional Swedish Farming Village of Västeräng

The recent summer solstice had me thinking about the time two years ago when we were in Sweden with my family at Midsummer. I decided that I wanted to take a short break from the current blogging topic at hand and work instead on a post about one of the highlights of our June 2018 visit to Sweden: the night we stayed in the mid-19th century farm village of Västeräng.

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Scotland
Leah

Cawdor Castle

Cawdor Castle is one of the most striking and well-preserved strongholds in Scotland, famed for its beautiful gardens as well as its supposed literary connection to the title character of William Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of Macbeth.

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Scotland
Leah

En Route to Inverness

After spending some time in Balquhidder Neil and I continued our drive to Inverness from Edinburgh. We had gotten caught up in the charm of

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