Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Literary History of Arbuthnott, Scotland

Scotland is rife with small, quaint towns, and they each have their own unique history. I’ve only had the good fortune to visit some of them, but another one of them that is worth featuring is Arbuthnott. This town is … Continue reading

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Falkland, Scotland: A Royal Gem

The first time I visited Falkland, Scotland I absolutely fell in love. I wanted to move there and never leave. There was something about the charm of the tiny town square, the tiny creek that meandered through the town’s parkland, … Continue reading

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Hunting for my heritage in Abernethy, Scotland

When I was studying at the University of St Andrews, one of my professors happened to mention that there was such a town as Abernethy, Scotland. I decided I had to go there. I knew my dad’s family originally came … Continue reading

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The Tourist Trap

There is a delicate balance that must be struck when traveling between those “must see” things that you need to tick off your bucket list, but are inevitably crowded, noisy, and chaotic, and those accidental finds that are calmer, more … Continue reading

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