Western Europe

A Guide to Wild Camping at Yellowcraig Beach Near Edinburgh

Wild Camping at Yellowcraig Beach

I can’t believe it took me five years in an out of Edinburgh to finally go wild camping at Yellowcraig Beach. It’s only an hour away by bus and simply gorgeous! I can see myself going there once a month from now on whenever I’m in town. Here’s why I loved the beach there so much, and what to expect …

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Edinburgh’s Chihuahua Cafe: Enjoying the Happiest Place in Scotland

Selfie with Lady Bee at the Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

In my search to find the most enjoyable activities in Edinburgh, I ran across the newly opened Chihuahua Cafe. What could be better than cuddling eight small dogs for an hour? In my opinion, not much. Edinburgh’s Chihuahua Cafe just might be the happiest place in town, especially judging by the massive smiles that all the patrons leave with. What …

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21 Attractions in Edinburgh for a Rainy Day

When planning your trip to Scotland, make sure to include some attractions in Edinburgh for a rainy day. If there’s one certainty, it’s that it will almost always rain in Edinburgh. While most of my favorite spots in the city are outdoors, there are plenty of indoor attractions you can enjoy as well. National Museum of Scotland This is easily …

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A Virtual Tour of Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland

Tour of Holyrood Palace

You can once again take a tour of Holyrood Palace, now that enhanced health and safety measures are in place. Among the changes are mandatory advanced bookings and a limited number of people in the smaller rooms, which will reduce the number of people who can take the tours each day. If you're not able to visit soon, here's a virtual tour of the palace in the meantime.

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What it’s Like to be a Part of Trusted House Sitters

Selfie with Dogs House Sitting in Brighton

I've been using Trusted House Sitters for years in my travels, and some of my favorite memories have been from petting sitting my four-legged friends. If you want to spend less traveling the world, don't mind spending a bit more time in one spot, and love animals, house sitting is the perfect opportunity for you.

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