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…

Travel Tip: Don’t Use Your US Phone Carrier In The UK, Buy a Sim …

After 2 years of travel, we have incurred a few thousand dollars in mobile phone charges by using our US international plan.  Yes, that’s a ridiculous amount of money.  Yes, I know what you are thinking…. “SO, MIKE AND DONNA,…

Travel Journal: The ‘Not So’ Secret, Secret Bunker of Scotland

Under this little brick building, 100 feet down, lies a 2400 sq foot ‘secret’ bunker from the post Cold War Era. Which is very cool, by the way.  But what I found very ironic is all the signs, brochures, and…

Our review of Scotland’s Secret Bunker in St Andrew

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: 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…


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