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Lonely Planet Travel Guides for Great Britain

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January 15-20 in 2020: Lonely Planet is having their big sale – 45% off all their travel guides, no coupon code needed. Click HERE to shop the sale, or browse the featured guides from the British Isles below (all of which are on sale for these five days).   Whether you’re actively planning a trip …

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13 Spooky Places in Scotland that Prove Just How Creepy it Can Be…

For as lovely and awe-inspiring as it can be, Scotland can also be incredibly spooky at times – as anyone who’s walked around Edinburgh’s Old Town at night can attest. It’s not that it’s dangerous. Scotland is an incredibly safe country. It’s more about the feeling places have, and perhaps some kind of lingering sense …

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23 Strange & Quirky British Festivals

Maybe it’s all the rainy days, or maybe it’s the fact that the UK is a nation of islanders, but they really do know how to make life interesting. The United Kingdom is home to some of the world’s quirkiest festivals, and each year you’ll find hundreds, even thousands of excited Brits chasing cheese down …

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Planning Your Loch Ness Visit in the Scottish Highlands

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  On our most recent trip to the UK, we were lucky enough to spend a few days around Loch Ness. Specifically, we stayed in Drumnadrochit, the epicenter of Nessie tourism. It turned out to be one of the best spots we’ve visited yet. There’s actually quite a lot to do in the area, and …

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The 7 Cities in Scotland

In the United Kingdom, city status is conferred upon places by letters patent or royal charter. It’s kind of a quirky system, where some cities are actually neighborhoods that don’t contain the entire city in the traditional sense (like the City of London or the City of Westminster), while other cities are actually made up …

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