August in Edinburgh is busy, so I should have known better when I planned a visit to Edinburgh Castle, which rises above the hustle and bustle of the city. I immediately thought “Screw This”, as the throngs of tourists poured out of their tour buses and through the gate of the…

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Couldn’t get enough of…. Bulgarians nodding for “No” and shaking for “Yes”… see below The perfectly preserved Roman ruins around the city The gorgeous Bulgarian Revival that dominate the old town Splashing the cash… 500ml Bottle of Kamenitza Beer: 1.50Lev (€0.80) Local meal for two with drinks: 30Lev (€15) Private 2 bed Hostel Room: 40Lev (€20)…

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In 2008…….. 7 frickin’ years ago!….we went on a university trip to Belgium. For educational purposes of course. Ahem, however…Simon and I instantly thought….”hmmm, Belgium = BEER!” Brilliant! So to be honest, it wasn’t the most cultural of trips, and towards the end the lure of so many different types…

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The futuristic DeLorean aka the Back to the Future Car, was built in Belfast in the early 1980’s before the company collapsed. “Time circuits on… Flux Capacitor… fluxing… flllluxxxxiiinnngggg…. Engine running… All right!!!” “You what!! Are you out of your mind?! Jesus Christ you could have been killed!!!” – The…

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