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Joe and Nancy Weiss USA said at 15:36 on Monday 21st of November 2016:

Hi Marie and all, How lovely to receive your Thanksgiving message! Please know that our trip to Scotland--thanks to YOU--was our BEST trip ever! What a STELLAR job you did for the four us, from start to finish! We would be happy to recommend you to anyone who may need a testimonial! Happy holidays and a very happy New Year to you and yours! Nancy and Joe Weiss, Clarence, New York

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Neil and Elizabeth Roberts - Australia said at 23:08 on Monday 26th of September 2016:

Greetings Marie, The family is back in Australia now and Elizabeth & I are battling with the move to our next house (the farm sale settles on Monday next). I want to thank you for the seamless way your itinerary worked for us. As we moved through Scotland we kept hearing how the tourism industry had boomed this year and how tight bookings were everywhere -- even for dinner in places like Fort William. Thankfully your bookings protected us from the pressures on accommodation everywhere. Your selections of accommodation were excellent and we never had any cause for concern in any way -- the quality was right up to the standard that you promised. Similarly, the car organised through your colleague Graeme Wardlaw at Eastern Motor Holdings was perfect for our trip (and luggage!). Many thanks, Graeme! Please pass on our thanks to all of your accommodation hosts. Another satisfied customer, Marie. Neil Roberts

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Coral and Phillip McCord August 2016 said at 10:30 on Monday 12th of September 2016:

Hi Marie, Just a quick note to let you know Phill and I were home safe in the US. Thank you soooo much for your wonderful arrangements for us. All the accommodations were beautiful and the people so kind and helpful. I will write soon with more details and say good words on trip advisor etc Our last day in Edinborough was perfect! Neil was there to give us some advice we had time to tour the castle, walk the town, and a late lunch at the Dome. Neil scheduled the taxi for us to the airport in the morning , and everything was lovely!. More details in a bit. Hugs, Coral and Phillip McCord (Oregan, USA)

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Debbie and Jeffery Snow and family July 2016 said at 12:38 on Tuesday 23rd of August 2016:

Hi Marie, Just wanted to drop you a line to thank you so much for organizing the Scottish portion of our holiday. We thoroughly enjoyed it! The weather was very good, better then we expected. All of the information that you sent as well as the map your provided was all very helpful. Everywhere we stayed was very nice and the hosts of the accommodations were very friendly and helpful. We found the Scottish people in general to be very kind and welcoming. I thought I would give some comments on each place we stayed in case you would want the feedback for places that you are recommending. Our Oban B&B - Beautiful home with very pleasant hosts. We particularly enjoyed have the large main floor suite so I didn't have to climb the stairs (arthritis in my knee). The bathroom for this suite was large and well appointed with luxury bath products. The breakfast of salmon and scrambled eggs was truly delicious! Our castle stay - Our sons were thrilled to stay in a castle! It was beautiful with interesting interior with hidden staircases in the dining room walls! Truly a special location to stay. The breakfast was fantastic! The Skye B&B - The location was quite remote, but the accommodation itself was nice and the view was pretty spectacular. The host was a very nice lady. Our least favourite breakfast but it was fine. If we were doing this again, we probably would have skipped Skye unless we could get 2 nights accommodation as we found that it was too much driving from Oban to this B&B for one night only and then to drive all the way to Nairn the next day. We really had no time to spend touring Skye itself. I realize it was difficult for you to find us any accommodation on Skye as it was so busy there during our visit. Our Nairn B&B - Very nice accommodation and very friendly hosts Andy & Anika. The breakfast was very good and we loved the specialty coffee machine for lattes! We got to see some of Andy's photography which is amazing. Our little family run hotel in Nairn - Probably our favourite accommodation! Beautiful huge room with great view and nice spacious bathroom. Fresh fruit provided in our room each day, along with water, cookies and tea. Everything was immaculate. We had our evening meals there on both nights and it was fantastic - gourmet food! The breakfast was also wonderful. We would definitely come back to this hotel and would recommend it highly. Our Edinburgh B&B - Beautiful house and wonderfully decorated. Probably our best breakfast - gourmet quality - not surprised that they won the "egg cup award". The hosts were very nice. In all, it was a wonderful holiday in Scotland and we have you to thank Marie for organizing it all for us. We would definitely recommend your services as you are very organized and comprehensive in your service. Thanks again, Debbie & Jeffery Snow (Toronto, Canada)

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Charity and Russell Cowger and Family July 2016 (USA and Germany) said at 10:35 on Tuesday 9th of August 2016:

Marie, We had a marvelous adventure in your beautiful country! I snapped over 500 pictures and I'm still trying to winnow out the best to send you. I didn't want you to think I had forgotten! I will email my favorites soon. Thank you again for your wonderful planning that made our journey flawless! Grace and peace, Charity and Russell Cowger (USA living in Germany)

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Drummond and Laura Howard said at 12:08 on Wednesday 2nd of December 2015:

Hi Marie, Sorry not to have written earlier, I keep getting distracted but other things (unfortunately usually work). Laura and I had a wonderful time in Scotland! The only problem was we always wanted to stay longer. All the Bed and Breakfasts were wonderful and the people were very helpful and always reccomended great places to eat and local attractions. Ardtorna was amazing, but a little hard to find, not too difficult though. Oban is an amazing area, and we were really happy we took Seans recomendation and took a longer route back to Edinburgh, it was a very beautiful drive. I would certainly recommend you to our friends, you guys put togather a wonderful package for us, and with very short notice. Lodging is where I spend most of my time in planning, not having to do that research and planning was really great, I couldn't have hoped for better locations. Thank you again for your help! Drummond and Laura Howard Siena, Italy

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Marie Cruickshank, Scotland Made Easy said at 1:05 on Sunday 25th of October 2015:

Thank you so much all for your wonderful and most helpful comments. We were so very pleased to have been able to help you. Please do keep in touch and hopefully speak soon!! Marie.

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Richard and Lisa Morris said at 23:28 on Saturday 24th of October 2015:

Marie - thanks again for all your help in arranging a fantastic two weeks in Scotland! All the B&B's were great as were the hosts. The two nights in the "Black Castle" were especially memorable. I greatly enjoyed golf in Pitlochry and Nairn and we all enjoyed the day in Speyside touring the distilleries with James. The driving map and supplemental information you provided were of immense help as well. We will certainly utilize your services again and hopefully it won't be too far in the future. Richard and Lisa Morris

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Wendy and Glenn Hunter, Halifax, Nova Scotia said at 16:09 on Monday 19th of October 2015:

Hi Marie and Elspeth, Sorry its taken me so long to write a note of thanks for an amazing 21 day trip in Scotland. Running 2 businesses makes going away for a week difficult so our first 21 day trip in more than 10 years was a feat! We are starting to even out a bit now so here I am writing to you with smiles and happy memories of the best holiday weve ever had! The locations of each of the B&Bs was outstanding as well as the recommendations for places to eat. We were amazed at how kind and attentive the hosts were at each location. Thurso, Aboyne, and Nairn stand out specifically as being really wonderful. Many even remembered that it was our anniversary trip and gave us some congratulations and in one case a very thoughtful card. The trip to Orkney that you recommended was a wonderful addition to our itinerary and wont be forgotten. A major highlight was our day with the Skye Ghillie. Mitchell was informative, and fun which is a great combination when spending an entire day together. We would definitely book with him again if we find our way back to Skye. The driving map was a lovely touch and much appreciated as we planned our days. We have been recommending you to all of our friends and family since our return and hope to drum up some additional business for you from here in Nova Scotia. Thanks again! Wendy & Glenn Hunter

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Will Johnson and Andreas Woelfle, September 2015 said at 15:29 on Monday 19th of October 2015:

Dear Marie, Just wanted to say a quick hello and thank you for organizing a wonderful 10-day stay in Scotland for Andreas and me. We had a great time and enjoyed every B&B and town/city. The hosts were friendly and made us feel at home. I would like to make special mention of George and Angela in Nairn and Francesca in Glasgow. George and Angela told us a lot about the area and history, showed us interesting books and answered our many questions. Their breakfasts were great too. Francesca was particularly hospitable. She made Andreas and me feel like we were part of the family. Meeting such kind hosts made our time in Scotland even more special. Thanks for putting us in such good hands! I hope youve had a nice, relaxing time in France. Many greetings from Stuttgart, (from Andreas too), Will P.S. In Fort William we asked Catriona about nearby laundry facilities. Since she was on her own that evening and had time, she insisted on washing and drying our clothes for us. When we got back from a restaurant later that evening, we found our clothes neatly folded and laid out on our beds!

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