40 Travel-Related Activities You Can Do In The Home

Get lost in travel by taking this quiz to see what travel quote is your mantra. Mines is ‘surely all the greatest wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest’. Big Bend National Park, Texas


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Two Scots Abroad Travel Guides + Packing Lists

Hiya, we're Scotland travel bloggers, Gemma + Craig Armit. We have been adventuring together since we met in 2012. Gemma is the professional blogger behind …


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Free USA Trip Planner: Plan a Trip to America

Travel by air is the best way to visit America from overseas. Flights to the USA from elsewhere vary dramatically in price. We recommend using a flight aggregator like Skyscanner to help you find the best possible rates. There are many airlines offering direct flights from the UK to the USA, including Norwegian, American Airlines, Delta, Virgin


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Best Travel Gear 40 Items for your Travel Bag (+ the bag!)

Preferred Travel Rucksacks. Craig and I (Gemma) have been travelling around Southeast Asia, the Americas, and Europe since 2013. Our weapon of choice for travel backpack was the Vango Freedom 80-litre which comes with a handy detachable 20-litre daypack.


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12 Cheapest Cities in the USA to Visit in 2021

Budget travel in the US is definitely possible, but it requires some research ahead of your visit. Since the US is so massive, you’ll likely want to stick to a particular region to avoid having to fly between destinations. Road trips in the US are very popular, of course, but renting a car can definitely add up!


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From Cities to Castles

From castles to cities, beaches to banter - here's the top Scotland destinations not to miss. This guide includes Scotland itineraries to popular and lesser-known places to visit, money, accommodation and transport advice, travel photography and tips for Scotland's cities, the Highlands and Islands.


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35 Essential Road Trip Packing List Items

I like travel gear to look as good as it performs and this is a stylish boot. I’m comfortable wearing them on the hills and then in the pub for the post-hike pint! Check out the rage here: Salomon Quest boots US / UK. Short hike during our Outer Hebrides road trip.


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6 Top Travel Vests with Pockets for Men + Women [New]

Travel vests with inside pockets don’t have to look stuffy, the navy and olive green quilted Bluff vests really are aesthetically pleasing. Craig likes to match his Dark Saphire, which is a deep blue, vest with a dark green plaid shirt.


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Travel Essentials For Women + Female Packing List

Travel Electronics. Blogging, watching Netflix, taking snaps – here are the essential travel electronics which I travel with: MacBook Air – maybe not essential for non-bloggers; I used to use a WD My Passport 1TB external hard drive; I now use Transcend US / …


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14 Ways to Get to Machu Picchu [2021

To travel to Machu Picchu on a tight budget, take a local bus (from Plaza de Armas) hitchhike from Cusco then take a minivan taxi to Ollantaytambo. This should be a two-hour trip. At Ollantaytambo, you can visit ruins and then the market which is a good place to buy some snacks for the trip.


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Outlander Tours Scotland [Review 2021]

Nicola is a Scottish Travel blogger from, you guessed it, Scotland. She likes to inspire people to visit with epic tales from around the country. Nicola explores with daughter and pup and loves nothing better than a forest walk, a castle ruin or a beautiful beach. She loves the outdoors, colourful villages, quirky places to stay and good food


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7 Best Travel Pants for Men Review [Updated]

Rainer Travel Chino. UNIONBAY men’s Rainer chino pants USA / UK are lightweight and look great.. Popular, so often difficult to find, the Rainer pants are dual-purpose chinos – they look nice so work for smart travel gear but also work as active pants.


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How To Plan A Trip + Free Planning Spreadsheet

Firstly, travel insurance. While some banks accounts may offer insurance for short term travel trips, you will need more coverage if going away on an extended trip, to a certain location it does not cover or if you plan to do an activity it doesn’t include like high altitude hiking or winter skiing.


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21 Best Places to Visit in October in USA

About the author: Amanda Walkins is a freelance travel writer and digital content strategist. She grew up in New England but now calls bonnie Scotland home, after several stops in between. Read all about expat life and travel in all the countries she’s lived.


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10 Tips for Travel with Kids Because Life Shouldn’t Stop!

Travel Journals are excellent for school-aged kids. There are a variety of destination journals available so see if you can find one related to the destination you are traveling to. Also, books are great for any age but they can take up room so look for exchange bookshops on your travels and swap them over.


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22 Unique Things to Do in New Orleans Today

Gemma and Craig are full-time workers with a life-long travel habit. Flirting with 40 and let loose on the world! Gemma writes, Craig looks good in the photos. Comments 16. Nathalie @ Borderless Travelers. 18 March, 2015 at 9:57 am.


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29 Warm Places to Visit in December in USA

Amanda Walkins is a travel writer and digital content strategist. She grew up in the US but now calls bonnie Scotland home, after several stops in between. She blogs about expat life and travel in all the countries she’s lived at www.amandawalkins.com.


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Hello Hungary! Best Day Trips From Budapest

Gemma and Craig are full-time workers with a life-long travel habit. Flirting with 40 and let loose on the world! Gemma writes, Craig looks good in the photos. Budapest Hungary Spa. Comments 22. Shannon Colman - SoleSeeking. 15 May, 2016 at 9:33 am. This really makes me wish I’d had more time to spend in Hungary!! Reply .


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Washington Bucket List: 24 Things to do in

Washington bucket list items including the best things to do in Washington state and lesser-known gems. Cities, towns, festivals and food.


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Cuba Travel Guide 2021: Tips + Itineraries

Travel Insurance. You should always travel with insurance. It is unlikely any providers through banking accounts will cover travel in Cuba. We use True Traveller Insurance for long-distance travel, others prefer World Nomads Travel Insurance.You can read our comparison guide here.. According to the (OFAC), Cuba requires US Citizens to have non-US based medical insurance which may be covered …


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16 Most Romantic Places in Europe: Ideas For Couples

Gemma and Craig are full-time workers with a life-long travel habit. Flirting with 40 and let loose on the world! Gemma writes, Craig looks good in the photos. Comments 2. McCool Travel. 9 January, 2020 at 1:45 pm. Sweet article. So many wonderful places for romance in Europe. Reply .


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Dubai Travel Tips: 10+ Things to Know Before You Go

This guide to Dubai travel tips will fully prepare you for the best time in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) City of Gold, whether you are here on a stopover or visiting for an extended vacation. Travel Tips for Dubai 1. Getting to Dubai.


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Is Cuba Safe To Travel

Is Cuba safe to travel? Yes, it is actually one of the safest countries in the world when measuring crime figures. However, years of financial oppression has resulted in the creation of crafty ways of making money, some aimed at tourists. While you may experience some of the following Cuba scams, they will be delivered with charm and while it


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The Real Medellin Itinerary

Gemma and Craig are full-time workers with a life-long travel habit. Flirting with 40 and let loose on the world! Gemma writes, Craig looks good in the photos. Medellin. Comments 18. Emily. 4 June, 2015 at 4:58 pm. Medellin is absolutely one of our favourite cities thus far. We stayed there for five weeks this February and it was VERY difficult


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Why I Love the USA: 22 Reasons You Will Too

Since 2009, I’ve had the privilege, and travel is a privilege I am always thankful for, of visiting seventeen states plus Washington DC. I’ve done the popular touristy things such as hiking at Yosemite, line dancing in Nashville, karaoke in Vegas and seeing a show in New York.


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Ireland's Ancient East

Gemma and Craig are full-time workers with a life-long travel habit. Flirting with 40 and let loose on the world! Gemma writes, Craig looks good in the photos. Ireland. Comments 6. Caoimhe. 26 October, 2017 at 10:25 pm. You did us proud! I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay in Ireland. I hope to come to Scotland at some point.


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Work Exchange: Workaway, HelpX or Hippohelp

Dog – sitting in Spain, H elpX Workaway = travel for longer . Essential Information Hours of Work. Hours of work can vary from 2.5 to 5 hours per day / 5 days per week, anything more than that wouldn’t be worth it (unless short-term and unique to you) in my experience.


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12 Simple Virtual Team Building Activities

3. A Team-Building Activities For Travel Fans. Looking for something less college and more wordly? Straight out of the travel guidebook without leaving the comfort of you own home, teams can visit Paris and learn more about Parisian culture! This group conference call takes the pain out of organization as the Parisian host does everything for you.


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12+ Easy Weekend Getaways From Toronto

Day Trips from Toronto 1. Toronto Island. If you’ve not taken the easy day tour to Toronto Island do it now! Things to do on Toronto Island. Local, and my friend, Maddie, recommended a visit to this unique community during my visit to the city and the trip did not disappoint for three reasons.


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Florida Bucket List: 101 Things to do in

Florida Travel Guides. Things to do on iDrive; Tips for Disney and Universal on budget; Kennedy Space Center tours; East coast road trip » Read next | How to plan a trip to the USA. About the author Anne is a big fan of the USA with its vast landscapes, captivating …


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Fun Las Vegas Itinerary – 3 Days in Las Vegas

It really depends on your travel style and duration of your trip. If you book in advance and stay in a hostel, use public transport, and eat from supermarkets, you could spend as little as $80-100 per day. On average, we spent $200 per day for a mid-range hotel, meals and fun. At the upper end of the spectrum, there are no limits.


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27+ North Coast 500 Highlights (by NC500 Fans)

Scotland’s North Coast 500 is one of the most popular travel experiences in Scotland. Everyone wants to drive the winding roads of the Scottish Highlands, eat tasty local produce, hike the majestic hills and bathe (if you are brave) in the turquoise waters. So let’s take a look at the North Coast 500 highlights for inspiration while you


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13 Must- Read Travel Books By Travel Bloggers

Travel Advice and Resources. Everything You Need to Know About Wheelchair Accessible Cruising by Sylvia Longmire UK / US; Travelling While Black by Roobens Fils UK / US; ABC Travel Greenbook: Connecting the African Diaspora


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7 Travel Hacks So You Can Enjoy London On a Budget

The London Underground (metro) system is a great way to get around the city and travel between attractions. It’s one of the biggest mass transit systems in the world, not to mention the oldest, with the first trains running in 1863.


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First Time Backpacking in Nicaragua

Somoto Canyon – hike, jump, swim / drown. On the east side of Nicaragua lies the Caribbean with its turquoise water and sandy beaches. Most notable stops include the Corn Islands and Pearl Lagoon. The east of the country can be easily reached by air via La Costeña (Managua to Big Corn, 1 – 2 hours flight which leaves 2 – 3 times per day. Book a return ticket to save money).


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50 Gifts From Scotland Recommended By a Scot [New Items]

Soaps are perfect for travel as there are no spills. » I attempted to go plastic-free | Click to read how we go on. 5. For Yer Whisky-lovin’ Wimmin. These silly message socks gave me a giggle. The soles of the socks say – if you can read this bring my whisky.


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21 Unmissable Things to do in Vienna [3 Day Itinerary]

Travel back in time and walk amongst the rats and the plague doctors, observe a beautiful Viennese ball before meeting Vienna’s famous composers and some royalty too. This interactive experience is more than just the answer to what to do in Vienna on a Sunday. Price: 15.60 euros (adult)


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A Local's Guide to Las Peñitas

The hostel offers four dorms, two for eight people or one for five, which is great for group travel. Rooms have fans and beds have much-needed mosquito nets. You can charge your devices in the lockers. There is a communal kitchen with a fridge (do your shopping before you leave León). Cocktails are also served onsite.


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Introducing the lesser-known Colombian

Katie is based in London, UK and has been travelling since she was a child with family and then independently from her late teens. She currently has 56 countries under her belt, with a lot of help from a year off that in 2013/2014, which included 5 months in South America. Outside of travel she adores trying new foods and is passionate about gin.


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25+ Best Pubs in Edinburgh Voted for by You!

Every time I travel, I make sure to go where the locals drink and sometimes, it’s really challenging if you don’t know anyone in the area. Thanks for sharing this information! Reply . TwoScotsAbroad. 27 September, 2015 at 1:02 pm. It really is, I hate going to a city without the insider knowledge. Reply .


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