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Wonderful Things to see and do near Loch Lomond
Jan 14

Wonderful Things to see and do near Loch Lomond
By Dave and Vicky

The region of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is one of the most beautiful areas to visit in Scotland. This area has the internationally renowned Loch Lomond, as well as Scotland’s only lake, Lake Menteith. The hills around Highland Boundary Fault provide astounding vistas…

Scotland Wrap Up $85 Per Day
Jan 13

Scotland Wrap Up $85 Per Day
By Vicky

We spent an average $85 each per day in Scotland over the course of 13 days. Here is a collection of our impressions, travel tips, and the cost break down. Schedule Glasgow 2 days  I have to admit I don’t have a single photo of…

Best Meals in Scotland
Jan 12

Best Meals in Scotland
By Vicky

I wasn’t sure what to expect from the food of Scotland. It’s not exactly known for being a gastronomic country. My expectations weren’t too high. But my taste buds were truly blown away. We had some absolutely incredible meals in Scotland. In these tiny villages,…

Driving Tour Through Scotland
Jan 10

Driving Tour Through Scotland
By Vicky

Here’s something crazy – did you know that there are castles to rent in Scotland? Well unfortunately we were not so priveleged this time around to rent our very own castle in Scotland, but we did have an amazing driving tour.        …

Dalston: Your Guide to London’s Coolest Neighbourhood
Jan 9

Dalston: Your Guide to London’s Coolest Neighbourhood
By Dave and Vicky

If you’re looking to experience another side of London – the side of London the tourists never see – then it might be time to check out Dalston. This popular East London neighbourhood may be full of chicken shops, Caribbean takeaways and pentecostal churches, but it has…

England Wrap Up $71 Per Day
Jan 7

England Wrap Up $71 Per Day
By Vicky

If you’re looking for accommodations, check out the many holiday homes in UK. They’re super cozy and very affordably priced accommodation options.         We spent an average $71 each per day in England over the course of 23 days. Here is a…

Photo of the Week – Stratford-Upon-Avon, England
Jan 5

Photo of the Week – Stratford-Upon-Avon, England
By Vicky

One Day in Newcastle
Jan 4

One Day in Newcastle
By Vicky

After spending a day huddled under the covers to warm up from our seaglass adventure we were ready to go out and see Newcastle. Newcastle is a port city in the north east of England and was founded 2,000 years ago as a Roman Fort…

Jan 3

From the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame: what is Paris’ most famous landmark?
By Dave and Vicky

Paris is undeniably home to some of the most iconic and instantly recognisable landmarks in the world. From the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre, the city’s architectural gems attract visitors from across the globe. But with so many internationally renowned landmarks to choose from, just…

Collecting Sea Glass in Seaham
Jan 3

Collecting Sea Glass in Seaham
By Vicky

Our main reason for heading to Newcastle in fact had nothing to do with Newcastle. We were going to use the city as a jumping off point for sea glass hunting. Dave’s mom has a seaglass jewelry side business and she occasionally buys her seaglass…