The Foveran

Address: Foveran, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1SF, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Foveran, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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      Whirl Wind February

      A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Mar 08, 2015

      15 photos

      ... you had put a double bed in the room it would have taken up the entire room... um no. I decided for the money (400 pounds a month) it was not worth it. I knew I wasn't going to get a huge place but I did want something bigger. So I left that one and continued on my hunt. The next place I looked at I found when someone tagged me in a post on the local info/buy/sell facebook page (you see my entire friends and family network went to work to find me a place). ...

      Shiny Silver Linings

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

      What a difference a week can make...

      I know I was very melancholy last week after finding out that I wasn't getting the job I had always dreamed of getting, but perhaps it was a blessing in disguise. I went and worked at the Woollen Mill on Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, but I was asked to go into the Scapa Travel office on Wednesday for a second interview and possibly a whole day. I wasn't sure what to expect, since I have only ever been ...

      The 21st Century Christmas!

      A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 25, 2014

      8 photos

      ... of gifts ready to send home and I'm excited to see what everyone thinks when they open them on Christmas morning. I'll hopefully get the box sent off this week. I've also been visiting all the various Christmas rooms in town and there are quite a few. My so far my favourite is the one in shearers grocery. It has a coal fire place and is just generally nice and warm and cozy. Pretty cool. I love the small country town style that everything has here. To ...

      Shorter days mean bigger decisions

      A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 04, 2014

      1 comment, 8 photos

      ... to work for EF UK for the summer again. I have an interview with them this coming Friday afternoon, via skype to become a center manager. After that i'm not sure what my plan is. We shall see.... anyways thats is why I am getting internet. Ill be here for atleast 5 more months and I cant survive without it for much longer. mmmm, not sure what else is new an exciting, I went to my cousin Adam's and his new bride Rosemarie's wedding reception a few ...

      The start of my volunteering!

      A travel blog entry by kalie on May 26, 2014

      2 comments, 39 photos

      ... they found out it was my first night. I had a great time, and it turns out there are some really great pubs here - and a club that played some really fun music.

      On Sunday I went on a long hike along the beach near Nicolas house, then up to the top and along. See the pictures if that doesn't make sense. It is beautiful and green here, and there are freaking ridiculously huge rabbits (hares?). Seriously, like the size of small ...