How Far in Advance Should I Book a Flight?

How Far in Advance Should I Book a Flight?

It’s easy to find recommendations telling you when to book your flight, but these recommendations span anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months. The discrepancy probably arises from a statistical problem: seasonal anomalies break the average, and it’s not an easy...
Paying in the UK: the Best Credit Cards and More

Paying in the UK: the Best Credit Cards and More

For Americans payment may seem so universal that it’s a shock to go overseas and experience difficulty in paying. My wife and I recently spent a month in the United Kingdom, especially in Scotland. Paying in Scotland and England is essentially the same...
Your Islay, Scotland Guide: Distilleries, Ruins, and More

Your Islay, Scotland Guide: Distilleries, Ruins, and More

Published by Carson on September 4, 2018 During our month-long vacation to Scotland, my wife and I spent eight full days on a small-ish island off the west coast of mainland Scotland called Islay (pronounced eye-luh, do not pronounce the “s”).  For those...