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Scotland

Notes from the West Highland Way

By On August 11, 2016

My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer; Chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe, My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I… Read More

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Europe

Photoessay: Isle of Skye

By On July 15, 2016

After walking ourselves to Fort William, covering some 140 kilometers over 5 days, I sat in the back seat of Ross’ little red car and relished the speed at which the landscape… Read More

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Portugal

Saudade

By On May 1, 2016

I was supposed to be there for his 30th birthday. But planes break down, flights get delayed and life doesn’t always go as planned. I held it together through the four-hour delay,… Read More

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Europe

Reflections on Paris, Fear and the Gift of Travel

By On November 23, 2015

Sitting next to the glow of the fire while the storm howled outside, I watched as the wind swept a girl wrapped in an oversized scarf into our hostel. Eyes wild with… Read More

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Europe

A Pint at the End of the Earth

By On July 26, 2015

“Following me now, are yous?” came a chuckle from behind, as we gingerly made our way down a set of narrow steps towards the sea. We turned to see Jack, the man… Read More

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Europe

Why Language Matters in Marseille (and why it doesn’t)

By On July 13, 2014

The Mediterranean breeze welcomes me in a warm hug as I step off the plane and onto the tarmac. After two rainy days in Edinburgh we had made it to Marseille, gritty… Read More