Travel Stories

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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A Guide to Volunteering with Workaway or Worldpackers When You Travel

Volunteering with Workaway or Worldpackers

I started volunteering three weeks into my travels, and I’ve been doing so ever since. Finding great hosts or projects with Workaway or Worldpackers can be extremely rewarding, but there can also be pitfalls, and there are definitely a few things you should know before you jump into volunteering. Why You Should Volunteer When You Travel Giving back to the …

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