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

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

Published by Carson on September 4, 2018 Last updated September 3, 2019 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...
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...
Is Booking.com Safe and Reliable?

Is Booking.com Safe and Reliable?

Historically, travel plans were booked through an agent who specialized in knowing about all the hotels, flights and amenities in popular tourist destinations. Today, sites like Kayak, Expedia and Booking handle that automatically and empower users to make their own...
The Best Places for a Vacation Home or Long-Term Tourism

The Best Places for a Vacation Home or Long-Term Tourism

Safe Locations with Nice Weather All Year Round If you’re looking to buy a vacation home or find a new favorite travel spot that you can visit year-round, you want to find a place that will have pleasant weather whenever you visit. We crunched millions of lines...