Seeking Out the Hairy Coos

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When my train rolled into Waverely Station in Edinburgh I realized that I had done so much research about London before my trip that I completely forgot to research anything about Edinburgh. So much so, that I had to stop in the train station, sit on top of my luggage and look up the directions to the place I was staying. After I reached my accommodations I was really eager to get out and explore so off I went. While I was walking around that first day I saw a sign for a free tour of the Scottish Highlands. This peaked my interest so I did a little bit of research on tripadvisor, the tour had great reviews so I decided to reserve a seat on the Hairy Coo.

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Beer for Breakfast!?

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My favorite activity on my trip to Boston, Massachusetts was the Samuel Adams Brewery Tour. My boyfriend and I had read about the tour on Tripadvisor and thought it would be worth checking out.  We dragged my parents along with us for the very first tour of the day, the Morning Mash In, starting at 9:40am. Who wouldn’t want to sample some Sam Adam’s beer for breakfast?  Continue reading

Food From Boston’s New Little Italy

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Have I mentioned before that I like food tours? I know I have, I seem to always be talking about my experiences on them to friends and family and I recommend them to anyone heading on vacation. I can’t help it, food tours continually prove to be the highlight of every trip I take. When planning my trip to Boston, Massachusetts I knew exactly what my top choice would be on the itinerary, and since I was travelling with my family this time around I was so excited to introduce them to the concept of neighbourhood food tours!

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London’s Seedy East End

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In the past the East End of London was home to poor immigrants, criminals and the disease-ridden, which is the reason for the area’s seedy past. As the city of London expanded it experienced massive over-crowding which caused many immigrants to look for residence outside of the city. Throughout the 19th century the East End was home to these various groups of people who came into and transformed the area into what it is today. Each group has left their own marks on London’s East End which is why it is such an incredibly interesting place to visit and explore.

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