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Slideshow: Driving Through the Scottish Highlands

— When you drive through the Scottish Highlands, you want to stop constantly and take photos. The problem, of course, is that photos can’t really re-create the feeling of being surrounded by the magnificent scenery. But that doesn’t mean that you won’t feel the compulsive need to capture the amazing views. And now that I’m […]

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Happy National Tartan Day!

Today, April 6, is National Tartan Day, which is an American holiday that began in 2005 to celebrate Scottish Americans. To me, however, it sounds like we’re celebrating tartans, beautiful woven patterns which are certainly are worthy of celebration. And that made me think of the kilts I saw in August 2010 in Edinburgh. Most […]

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St. Andrews, Scotland: Where William Met Kate

Prince William may now be the Duke of Cambridge (a wedding present from his grandmother), but he didn’t go to Cambridge University. Of course he could have gone to Cambridge like his dad, Prince Charles, or he could have gone to Oxford or any university in the world. But he chose University of St Andrews, […]

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