If you're headed to Scotland, I'd highly recommend checking out some of the more unique things to do in Falkirk. The small town is about 20 miles west of Edinburgh and only has a population of about 35,000, but there are some surprisingly interesting ...
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5 Unusual Things to Do in Falkirk, Scotland and more...



5 Unusual Things to Do in Falkirk, Scotland

If you’re headed to Scotland, I’d highly recommend checking out some of the more unique things to do in Falkirk. The small town is about 20 miles west of Edinburgh and only has a population of about 35,000, but there are some surprisingly interesting attractions. The Kelpies Last year, Kerry wrote about the majestic Kelpies of Falkirk. These equestrian statues are the tallest horse...

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When Can We Travel to France Again?

Lots of people had trips to Europe planned this year and many of them are wondering when we can travel to France again. We wanted to get the rundown from someone who has been keeping up with the fluid situation, so here’s a guest post by Courtney Traub, editor of Paris Unlocked. You don’t need reminding that a spiky virus has disrupted our lives in ways we previously only associated with...

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Banff: Remembering Quiet In A Tourist Town

Banff: it is a small town in Alberta, in the Canadian Rockies. There is only one other town, near neighbour Lake Louise, which is at a higher elevation in the province. Often, as a gateway to the parks and places nearby, the town becomes a crossroads for tourists, backpackers, seasonal worker, skiers, hikers; at times it can be heaving with people. The last time I was in in the town a few years...

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Making Friends in Foreign Lands

No matter if you’ve arrived to a new destination for the long haul or are settling in for just a few weeks, making new friends is often simultaneously a fun and frustrating experience. While some travelers revel in alone time, I tend to crave conversing with someone other than myself after just a few days. After moving overseas twice and spending many months on the road as a solo traveler,...

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Whether or Not the Giant’s Causeway is Overrated

Some people might think that the Giant’s Causeway is overrated. I’m not one of those people. In my opinion, the Giant’s Causeway is a must when visiting Northern Ireland. Not only is it the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland, it’s also integral to the history of the country. Scientifically, the 40,000 geometric basalt columns which form the Giant’s...

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