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Islands, Pirates & Moors

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The English Moors…. images of ominous skies, fog, forbidding landscapes, but also desolate beauty, hiking – and ponies! Take Dartmoor, forever linked to The Hound of the Baskervilles, perhaps the …

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Rankin’ Edinburgh

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Edinburgh ranks high on my list of favourite Scots spots. It’s the Capital – and also Ian Rankin’s town. The award-winning Scottish crime writer created the Inspector John Rebus character, …

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Lions on the Loose in the Cotswolds!

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The Cotswolds are arguably the prettiest region of merry old England. It’s chock-a-block with picturesque villages, stunning scenery, charming country hotels, welcoming B&Bs and plenty of pubs to refuel – …

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A Hadrianic Maniac!

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OK, I admit it. I am obsessed with a Roman Emperor who died some 1,900 years ago. I’m not sure where this came from, exactly. Growing up in Europe where …

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FAM Trip to Scotland – April 2014

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Thursday 3rd April. Immediately after Expo finished we met with our tour guide Alister and our Visit Scotland rep Martina and drove approx. 40 minutes from Glasgow city and stopped …

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Winter is Coming!

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Welcome to Con’s Corner, a new and sometimes irreverent look at traveling in Ireland and the UK, something I’ve been at since 1975. Our company offers many options to obtain …

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Guinness Storehouse FAM Trip – Dublin

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Many of our Ireland Vacations include stops at the acclaimed Guinness Storehouse which happens to be one of Ireland’s top attractions.  Authentic Ireland and Irish Welcome Tour agents frequently go on …