After I spent a week travelling and staying in downtown London I found my bank account had taken quite the hit! (The UK is expensive!) I knew I would need to wise up a little bit, ie spend less money, for my week in Scotland. I started my Scottish adventure in Edinburgh, the capital city, which is traditionally an expensive place but I tried really hard to have a fantastic time while spending as little money as possible. What follows is the some tips I discovered along the way to really enjoy Edinburgh without breaking the bank – and in case you didn’t know I absolutely loved Edinburgh, it was my favourite stop on my UK adventure. Continue reading
When my train rolled into Waverely Station in Edinburgh I realized that I had done so much research about London before my trip that I completely forgot to research anything about Edinburgh. So much so, that I had to stop in the train station, sit on top of my luggage and look up the directions to the place I was staying. After I reached my accommodations I was really eager to get out and explore so off I went. While I was walking around that first day I saw a sign for a free tour of the Scottish Highlands. This peaked my interest so I did a little bit of research on tripadvisor, the tour had great reviews so I decided to reserve a seat on the Hairy Coo.
Boston is a great city and you could spend a lot of time there, but Massachusetts has so many great cities that it is hard to stay in just one location. If you are looking to get out of Boston and explore the surrounding area I would recommend these three easy day trips! Continue reading
Salem, Massachusetts is widely recognized by North Americans because of the role it played in the infamous witch trials of 1692. I, like many, had always wanted to visit and explore the town because of that reason – but there is more to Salem then you think! The small New England town was also a very important Seaport back in the day and features a lot of maritime history. Continue reading