Scotland

Scotland is one of our favorite countries in the world. It seems to be so unexplored by the majority of tourists, and yet all of the lochs could easily rival beaches in Bali.

Language in Scotland: English
Currency in Scotland: Pound
Best Payment Method in Scotland: Card, cash, contactless
Transport in Scotland: Car
Phone Plan for Scotland: Voxi for data (affiliate) around Europe and UK

  • 12 Gorgeous Bookshops in Edinburgh You NEED to Visit
    The historical Scottish city of Edinburgh is known for its culture, beautiful architecture, the Fringe Festival, and of course – the castle. But did you know it’s also a hotspot for literary lovers? Edinburgh is known for being one of the top European cities boasting some of the most beautiful bookstores in the world. So
  • 15 STUNNING Rooftop Bars in Edinburgh With Gorgeous Views
    Edinburgh is a city blessed with the best of both worlds. It is the perfect mix of classic architecture with a contemporary lifestyle. It also has some of the best bars in the world with breathtaking views that are perfect for a night out, date night, or a wild celebration. If you want to soak
  • Duddingston: Edinburgh’s Hidden Loch & Village
    Located just around the bend behind Arthur’s Seat, is a small village, loch, and gardens, unknown to many Edinburgh tourists and locals alike. Keep reading to discover the history, what to do, and how to find Edinburgh’s hidden village, loch, and gardens. Duddingston Village: The History The village of Duddingston is one of the oldest villages
  • 10 FANTASTIC Edinburgh Walking Tours
    A city like Edinburgh can be seen in a few days, but its welcoming vibe and ever-changing restaurant and activity scene will make you want to spend more time there! One of the best ways to explore the city and learn more about the history and culture is through Edinburgh walking tours. The best way
  • 21 Unusual Things To Do in Edinburgh, Scotland
    For such a small city, Edinburgh has no shortage of incredible attractions – including activities that are free, affordable, or on occasion, worth the splurge! Keep reading to discover the best things to do in Edinburgh for every budget. Get a Skyline View of Edinburgh at the National Museum of Scotland Price:  FreeAccessibility: Accessible via elevator
  • 28 MUST-Try Vegan Restaurants in Edinburgh
    You might not expect a city with only 537,000 people (2020) to have some of the best vegan scenes in the world. Say hello to Edinburgh! The incredible capital of Scotland is home to an endless number of vegan restaurants, so keep reading to discover the best vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants in Edinburgh and beyond!
  • Van Gogh Alive Review: Is the Immersive Experience Worth £22?
    Did someone say modern art? Edinburgh’s Van Gogh Alive immersive experience is giving an art gallery a new meaning with a sensory experience. Keep reading for our full Van Gogh Alive review to discover if it’s worth visiting this Edinburgh attraction. Van Gogh Alive vs Van Gogh the Immersive Experience On a rainy day in
  • Tantra Edinburgh Review: Indian Food & Cocktails With a Flair
    Cocktails that look like works of art, dry ice galore, and marked vegan wines – what’s not to love about Edinburgh’s newest Indian restaurant and cocktail bar? Keep reading for a full review of Tantra in Edinburgh to see if it’s worth the buzz! Looking For Something Else? What is Tantra? Googling “What is Tantra”
  • 10 Quirky Edinburgh Hostels You’ll LOVE Staying In
    Edinburgh is a silent competitor to many popular European destinations, but over the past few years, the UK is getting more of the recognition that it deserves. Edinburgh is one of the UK’s most incredible cities and along with London, it has so much to explore, eat, and see. But history is not the only
  • 13 EPIC Edinburgh Photography Spots You NEED to See
    A city with history, character, and beauty, all easily walkable and with so many amazing activities. Welcome to Edinburgh, Scotland! I honestly don’t know how Scotland isn’t the new Bali. Granted, the beaches aren’t really meant for lounging on the sun, but the mountains are unparalleled beauties. Perhaps that’s one of the reasons I love
  • 19 BEST Staycations in the UK to Book Today
    Ready to feel like you’re headed to the Mediterranean for a beach holiday? Or maybe a cozy cottage nestled in snow covered mountains? Wherever you want your adventures to take you, the United Kingdom can meet your requirements! We asked travel blogs to recommend the BEST staycations in the UK. Keep reading to discover an
  • 7 AMAZING Summer Destinations to Visit in England by Train
    The quiet humming of the tracks, the gentle rocking of the carriage, the snotty children touching the shared table. For the most part, train travel is easily one of the most enjoyable, and sustainable ways to travel and to see the United Kingdom. Keep reading to discover the seven best places to visit in England
  • 10 Day Scotland Road Trip: The ULTIMATE Itinerary
    Bagpipes, haggis, kilts, and gorgeous Highland views. What else comes to mind when you think of Scotland? If this is your first time exploring the magical country, you’re in the right place! This 10 day road trip itinerary (with options to extend) is the perfect way to get to know Scotland’s major towns and sites,
  • Where to Stay in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Arthur’s Seat, the Royal Mile, and Calton Hill, just to name a few of the incredible sites in Edinburgh, Scotland. If you’re headed to this incredible city, you’ll need an equally impressive place to stay. Keep reading to discover where to stay in Edinburgh to be close to major attractions, restaurants, and shopping at an
  • Practical Tips for Taking Pictures of Scotland
    Between the rolling highlands, the sound of bagpipes floating in the breeze, and castles galore, Scotland is easily one of the best countries in the world. Capturing beautiful pictures of Scotland on your trip is essential! Whether you’re planning a Scottish road trip or hopping on a bus tour to the Isle of Skye, keep
  • Heart of Scotland Tour Review – 3 Day Edinburgh to Isle of Skye Bus Tour
    In 2018, my mother and I thought it would be a great idea to do a 10 day road trip of Scotland. Now, keep in mind that we have both spent the majority of our lives in the United States, where roads are wide and nearly always two lanes. Not to mention, in Indiana, where
  • Rabbies Black Isle Tour Review: Scotland’s Hidden Gem?
    Winding roads, cool beaches, bottlenose dolphins, locally made beer, and someone else driving. Scotland is an incredibly beautiful country, but for those who aren’t accustomed to driving on small, one-way roads, a bus tour is the way to go. The Rabbie’s Black Isle Tour from Inverness to the Black Isles of Scotland review will give