How to Travel Across the UK and Ireland

Craigmillar Castle

For our big trip this year, Kevin and I embarked for the British Isles. Since I’d been to the UK and Ireland before, the goal was to cram as much touristy stuff into 8 days as possible to give Kevin a good overview of the sights. Take a look at our trip itinerary, with only a few mistakes along the way, to see how to travel across the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading

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5 Free Things to See and Do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland

Don’t want to pay to visit Edinburgh Castle or Holyrood Palace? Don’t worry; there’s still plenty to see for free in Scotland’s capital city! Here are a few free sights to see while you explore Edinburgh on a budget:  Continue reading

A Magical Day Tour of King Arthur’s England

Stonehenge

When Kevin said he wanted to see Stonehenge while we were in England, I knew I’d need to make the day trip a little more exciting than just seeing Stonehenge. I’d been to Stonehenge before, so I knew that there’s a lot of hype, a lot of people, and in the end you’re really just looking at a bunch of rocks. I set out to find us an exciting day tour that would make our day outside of London more enjoyable for the both of us, and I found that in a King Arthur tour of ancient sites from the Arthurian legend.  Continue reading

5 Pubs in London’s Pimlico Neighborhood

London Pubs

When we went to London, we stayed in the Pimlico area and were pretty lazy about going out for a drink. After a long day of walking the city and the English countryside, we didn’t really want to walk far for a pint. So if you’re in the neighborhood, here are my bar and pub recommendations nearby:  Continue reading