Slow Travel: Oban Is Beautiful, But It Didn’t Work For Us

Oban is known as the “Gateway to the Isles”.  There are many ferries that depart from it’s main port and go to the Inner and Outer Hebrides.  It’s a beautiful town, with lots to do and it’s surrounded by miles…

Slow Travel: Spending 5 Days In St Andrews Is Easy

There is nothing better than 5 days in a small town like St. Andrews.  Actually, by Scottish Highland standards it is probably considered a fairly large town.  We were in St. Andrews last trip, and knew we had to go…

A slow travel itinerary for St. Andrews, Scotland.

Slow Travel: Our 5 Must Haves For AirBnb

I was reading an article the other day on AirBnb entitled, Three Ways To Embrace Slow Travel This Fall”. It reminded me of our slow travel adventures with AirBnb, which is our preferred way of slow traveling. Remember, there are…

Slow Travel: How To Spend A Week In Kinsale, Ireland

Kinsale is a colorful port and fishing town in County Cork, Ireland.  There is plenty to do in this leisurely town with a population of less than 6,000.  A few day trips to nearby towns, along with exploring the streets…

Slow Travel: 5 Tips For Cooking Like A Local

Slow Travel was actually derived from “The Slow Food Movement” .  It was founded in 1989 by Folco Portinari when a McDonald’s was planned in the Piazza di Spagna in Rome.  He organized a protest with bowls of penne as his weapons.…

Taking It Slow In Dornoch, Scotland: 6 Places To Enjoy Your Afternoon

We love Dornoch and usually stay for 5-7 days if possible.  If you are going to the Scottish Highlands, make sure you go to Dornoch.  It’s a gorgeous little town that has lots to offer and is the perfect home…

5 Magical Places To Visit In Orkney

Whenever we return home from a trip without a doubt we will get asked the question, “What was your favorite part of _____________(fill in the blank)?” Orkney has made the top of my list of favorites.  The island is absolutely…


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