Royal Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

Shiny Silver Linings

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 29, 2015

... me the position and said she would be sending me a job offer within the next two days. My internal response was... say what?!? I actually couldn't believe it, after being crushed by not getting the last job, I was not expecting her to immediately come out and offer the position to me. I have since received the formal letter of offer and I have now accepted the position of Trainee Travel Consultant at Scapa Travel in Kirkwall.

This is a full ...


A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 24, 2015

... Others will say well at least they are giving you a seasonal position as a consultation, but it means that I'll have to work under the person who has the job I dream of. The person who has my dream, I don't know if I'm strong enough or a good enough person to do that.

Other interviews are lined up though. I don't want to get my hopes up, but I know I will. If I get crushed this time I am not sure if I can continue on with this dream. ...

An Incredible Festive Season

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 02, 2015

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... dinner and some good conversations. It was a quick visit though and we were home for about 3:30. I then went back to work between Christmas and New Years, where we focused on changing over to a new sale.  On New Years Eve or Hogmanay as they call it here I worked until 3, and then headed up to my aunts and uncles to get changed before going to one of my co-workers for tea. It was really nice to get to know her a little bit outside of work. We had some wine and a ...

Thurso to Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by loisclarke on Oct 20, 2014

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... the self guided tours which included a video, a reproduced house, the excavated houses then a tour of Skaill house built in 1620. The Stone Age buildings are about 5000 years old. Finally into Kirkwall where we eventually found the hostel, did a shop at Tesco and relaxed at the hostel. There is a lot of farming on the island. There aren't any ...

Second week in Kirkwall

A travel blog entry by kalie on Jun 08, 2014

1 comment, 32 photos

Hello All!

So, this was my last week in Kirkwall. I had an amazing time at Northvet - they were really great at keeping me busy, and I saw and did so many new things. I am also really grateful that Nicola took me in! Her and Isla were fun to live with for the two weeks.

So this week I got to do a lot of blood testing and a few more castrations. I also went to a couple of the Isles, which ...

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