Travel Stories

Checking Greenwich and the Cutty Sark Off the Bucket List

Selfie at the Prime Meridian in Greenwich

London was the first city I traveled to when I set out on my never-ending journey from the USA. Within six months, I had visited four times, and seen many of the landmarks. Unfortunately, London is one of the biggest cities I’ve been to in my travels. After those four visits, I’d hardly scratched the surface. This week I returned for …

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10 Activities for The Perfect Day Trip from Edinburgh

Selfie with Hairy Coo (Day Trip Edinburgh)

While there is a plethora of activities to do in Edinburgh, there are also some wonderful attractions in the rest of Scotland. The Isle of Skye is my favorite, and the most beautiful place in the world, but it takes half a day to get there. If you are limited on time, here are several activities you can do within …

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Best Places to Eat in Edinburgh on a Budget

Fish and Chips at Skein Inn (Eat in Edinburgh)

You might be struggling to find a good place to eat in Edinburgh if you’re traveling on a budget. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. While most places will charge £10-£15 for a meal, and some places on the Royal Mile are far more expensive than that, I’ve found several places where you can get a meal for £5 or less. Not …

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Seals, Barbecues and Coffee in a Lighthouse: A Saltstänk Adventure

Saltstänk in Karlskrona, Sweden doesn’t offer the usual vacation package. When you think of a holiday, sleeping in a sleeping bag under the stars might not be your first choice. However, if you’re the adventurous type like me, you’ll jump for the opportunity. I certainly did! I was introduced to Karlskrona by Visit Sweden. The city is the only one …

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Tips for the Cheapest Car Rental in Scotland – Easirent

Car Rental in Scotland

Getting a car rental in Scotland, let alone anywhere else, can be a nightmare and cost a fortune. In Scotland (and the rest of the UK), Easirent is by far the cheapest option, but not always the best. Here are the pros and cons. Easirent is the cheapest company for a car rental in Scotland You probably didn’t know that most …

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