Bring it on home: Scotland | Travel


Who and where • Eddie Shanks, originally from University City, is flanked by his aunt and uncle, Donna and Ben Roche of Florissant, at the Edinburgh Castle in Scotland. 

The trip • The Roches traveled to Edinburgh in the spring of 2019 for the wedding of their niece, Erin Roche, who moved there to attend the university. After the wedding and a side trip to London, their nephew, Eddie, flew from his home in Leipzig, Germany, to meet them in Edinburgh for a tour of the city.

Travel tip • Layer, layer, layer, and be prepared for wet weather.

Bring it on home • Hong Kong

Who and where • Bob and Pat Bernstein of St. Louis aboard the MS Westerdam (Holland America) with Hong Kong harbor in the background. 

The trip • They took a four-week cruise in the fall of 2019 from Shanghai, China, to Singapore. The trip included stops in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Then they spent two weeks on land touring Singapore, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan.

Travel tips • Be sure to take advantage of many excursions offered. Bring small amounts of local currencies. Credit cards are not always accepted. 

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