Travel Blogs from Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Good Directions, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Good Directions

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... 't go inside the hedge maze (strange that you'd grow and maintain a hedge maze that no one is allowed to go into). Walking back through the old forest was fun but as it was getting late we figured we'd better move on and head for the hostel in ...

Last Entry? ..... Maybe, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Last Entry? ..... Maybe

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Well, we're back in Aberdeen and yes, we're having to come to terms with the fact that this mammoth trip is finally at an end. We have so many memories and hundreds of photos to keep us going until our next big adventure. In the meantime, keep an eye out ...

It's time to leave....!, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

It's time to leave....!

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Well who would have believed it, after months of careful planning, preparation and packing it really did come down to tipping drawer-fulls of stuff into bags and pillowcases, loading the flat up into a rental van, holding back the boxes whilst closing ...

Back in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Back in Aberdeen

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Well we're back in Aberdeen with only the last leg of our around the world trip left before we come back to Aberdeen again. Yes, we're back to Asia in just a few weeks and of course we'll keep you posted on how it goes. Bye for now, K & S P.S We've ...

Still Here....Just, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Still Here....Just

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... Kev settled into the old job routine quickly having no problems getting a job again in just a few days of arriving back in Aberdeen. Sian's still looking for something she'd like to do rather than has to do albeit not looking that hard! There's a ...

A short break into Scotland, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

A short break into Scotland

A travel blog entry by graemeh

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... seems to be a prosperous town with theatres, restaurants and cafes, and well-kept public buildings. We headed on north to Aberdeen, Scotland's third-largest city. We found a fish café/restaurant at the northern seaside, and had lunch of North Sea ...

Grey Granite Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Grey Granite Aberdeen

A travel blog entry by hazel.leslie

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We were amused on our BA flight to Aberdeen we were served a small snack of good old British fare of a 12g packet of Korma flavoured crisps and a drink. As we'd been told, The Granite City is grey, grey, grey and it isn’t helped by the cloud ...

The Sweet Old Lady and the Laughing Fit, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

The Sweet Old Lady and the Laughing Fit

A travel blog entry by amj7348

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Day 1 of bus trip...a success? Started the morning off right by finding my missing earring (graduation present...didn't want to tell you Mom & Gary in case I had a cubic zirconia replacement situation on my hands..). Apparently I was irritated ...

Captain's Log - first entry., North East Scotland, United Kingdom travel blog

Captain's Log - first entry.

A travel blog entry by chinners

OK. It's just past 10pm local time and I've created my first travel blog. I don't know where this might end or how it will turn out. I hope it's not messy and that I don't forget to press the save ...

Away to Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Away to Aberdeen

A travel blog entry by deirjohn

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... bit, and left some flowers, before setting off on the easy drive to Aberdeen. We are staying at a B&B called the Beeches In Central Aberdeen and this would be the best we've stayed in so far. The man running it told us that between 10,000 and 30,000 ...

Jimmy's coastal walk: day 18, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Jimmy's coastal walk: day 18

A travel blog entry by jimmyhudson

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... people as I headed north. My researcher informs me that there are 37 000 helicopter movements to and from Aberdeen in a year and I could certainly believe that. The ships and helicopters were a constant reminder of the importance of the oil ...

Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Aberdeen

A travel blog entry by jaseandange

Heading back ...

Scottish Civil Ceremony, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Scottish Civil Ceremony

A travel blog entry by elizabethg

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Off to Scotland for the weekend - I was greeted at the airport by my friend Nicholas (I am starting to love this being greeted at the airport stuff!!) and his partner, Andrew.  We drove 1.5 hours out to the countryside - rolling hills - greenery ...

Freedom !, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Freedom !

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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Some history to go with my last blog - Sir William Wallace was a Scottish landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence.William Wallace’s efforts to free Scotland from England’s grasp came just a ...

A day in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

A day in Aberdeen

A travel blog entry by deirjohn

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... bummed around and just relaxed. It was an overcast day so that helped us not think too hard that we should be out exploring Aberdeen. I've been trying lots of different products to eat but the one I'll write about is, wait for it, chocolate crunchy nut ...

Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Aberdeen

A travel blog entry by faff

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Home and Away..., Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Home and Away...

A travel blog entry by markgemmell

I know, I know - shocking title for a travelpod entry, especially one relating to Australia - blame the alcohol, blame it on the mooonlight, blame it on the good times - ach, just blame it on the boogie! Ok, sobering up time. I've put this wee bit of ...

Not long to go now......., Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Not long to go now.......

A travel blog entry by natgordon

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Just finalising the plans for the "big trip"  Passports should be back soon...then there's no stopping us!!!   I hope everyone will be able to keep up-to-date with our adventure.....   Be in touch again once we hit the road.....or ...

The sun is still shining  !!!!, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

The sun is still shining !!!!

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... road trip. Bit of a joke really cos the road trips here are so short. Whilst at Tilly we have visited Banff, Braemer and Aberdeen. The trip to Braemer was to visit a whiskey distillery for Michael and Anita and Donna and I went to visit Balmoral. ...

Farewell to sunny Scotland, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Farewell to sunny Scotland

A travel blog entry by jamesandsonia

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6am flight to Kiev via Amsterdam. Too sleepy for emotional ...

Bagpipes are awesome!, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Bagpipes are awesome!

A travel blog entry by pjmartin

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Hello Mom,Dad,Bro,families and friends, I guess it is about time i type something in this blog box. I suck at typing so this is going to be short and sweet. So we did eventually saw the castles(from the car) and what i mean by that is ...

The East Coast, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

The East Coast

A travel blog entry by vivaciousbrandi

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... to note that I seem to enjoy relics in ruin rather than those that have been restored. We left St. Andrews and made our way to Aberdeen where our next B&B was waiting for us. I got in a nice nap on the way (much needed!). It meant missing some great ...

Flying Visit up the Coast, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Flying Visit up the Coast

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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Another cross-country work experience/excuse to drive around Scotland and take photos. I drove inland from Stirling on the way up (unremarkable, not recommended) and so needed something a little more interesting on the way back - the coastal road past ...

Mel Gibson... William Wallace?, Aberdeen , Scotland, United Kingdom travel blog

Mel Gibson... William Wallace?

A travel blog entry by pjmartin

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... ). He then took us for a cruise and showed us where his old house was in the countryside. We spent the day sightseeing in and around Aberdeen. We met Richards friend Sid, who owns a pub and chatted with him. Funny man! He will try and hook us up with some ...

1 week to go, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

1 week to go

A travel blog entry by natgordon

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Only 1 week to go, finished work on Friday....yippee!! Passports received Saturday, all visas correct and for dates we had hoped for, even the Chinese one is for the whole 30 days....so far so good.  Slight hicup with Russian train tickets but ...

Touring Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Touring Aberdeen

A travel blog entry by sjsalbert

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We split up today for separate tours of Aberdeen.  Parking is not the best there so we split into three cars for the morning.  Some of the highlights were the Torrey Battery, touring the harbor areas, walking on the beach, and touring St. ...

Shetland to Aberdeen, Shetland, United Kingdom travel blog

Shetland to Aberdeen

A travel blog entry by scurvalius

Left Shetland on Saturday the 17th on the Northlink ferry (canna mind whit een it wis!) headin for Aberdeen, after a few beers and a film we flaked out. The following morning we attempted to eat the shittest breakfast in the world aboard the ferry, to ...

Progress Update, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Progress Update

A travel blog entry by chinners

Yesterday I order 2 tickets for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party on 14 September. Apparently it is worth a visit - the fireworks in the evening are slightly different (Hallowishes). Bought these by calling Disneyworld direct. One point of concern ...

Scotland trip, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

Scotland trip

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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... is built of the same granite rock.  As far as you can see every house seems to look the same.  I'm sure Aberdeen residents would not agree :) We took possession of our room and went straight for a walk through Aberdeen, where we found nice ...

72. The Oil Capital of Europe, Aberdeen, United Kingdom travel blog

72. The Oil Capital of Europe

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... choose to come to Aberdeen on holiday. But Aberdeen appears to be a prosperous port town. The largest fishing port in Scotland, Aberdeen reminds me of Auckland, with its streets running downhill to the busy harbour. We stayed at Jurys Inn by the Union ...

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