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Surgeons’ Hall Museums

Another picture-less post. Sorry guys — photography is prohibited at this museum due to the display of human tissue.

The outing to the Surgeons’ Hall Museums in Edinburgh was a solo trip for me — the Bestie was not interested in seeing cut up human tissue or medical equipment, so she instead went shopping. See the museum’s website hereContinue reading “Surgeons’ Hall Museums”

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The Real Mary King’s Close Tour

Sorry folks, no pictures for this one. First thing to know about this tour — no pictures allowed. You’ll be touring underneath government buildings, which is why they also “closed the close” in the first place and why pictures are only limited to the optional one at the end that the company takes for you.

If you’re interested in a historical tour of underground Edinburgh that isn’t too spooky, keep reading. Continue reading “The Real Mary King’s Close Tour”

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Palace of Versailles

Another day trip out of the city of Paris. The Bestie and I hopped on an RER C train to head to the Palace of Versailles. Fair warning: the RER station is walking distance to the palace, but make sure you have a good map or at least follow the right group of people because it’s easy to get lost in the town amidst all the other commuters. You also have the option of booking a tour with a group and taking a coach to the palace, but the Bestie and I are independent women (and a tad on the cheap side), so we opted to take the train. Continue reading “Palace of Versailles”