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The Scottish Borders

[caption id="attachment_7481" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Courtesy of HerryLawford"][/caption] The best way to get off the beaten track this year is to pick up a motor through economy car rentals and head off for the Scottish Borders. This region, which covers about 1800 square miles in the north of England, was fought over for centuries by the Scots and English and was often a virtual no-man’s ...

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The Fringe of the Fringe: Scottish Cottages to enjoy the Festival without the crowds

The Edinburgh Festival is renowned throughout the world as the place to be in August and the Edinburgh Fringe has now established itself as one of the greatest comedy festivals. But beyond both of these contrasting cultural experiences there are many other events around Edinburgh which do not involve quite the same throng but still offer the chance to see some memorable comedy, literature, music and art. Ma ...

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