A Simple Guide To Choosing Your Next Slow Travel Destination

Slow traveling doesn’t have to be a complicated concept.  Simply put, it’s about choosing to be fully present in your travel experiences.  So whether it’s living like a local in a small town for a month, or just hanging out…

Slow Traveling In Rome’s Jewish Quarter: A Hidden Treasure

  Slow traveling for us means taking the time to find the hidden gems a city has to offer.  We found Rome to be a busy place, with lots of hustle and bustle.  But if you look, you can find…

9 Things To Do On Isle of Skye For The Slow Traveler

Somewhere over the rainbow, lies the Isle of Skye.  The largest of the Inner Hebrides, it’s home to some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes.  It’s a perfect slow travel destination because of it’s vast coastlines and quaint villages scattered throughout…

Our Week In Oban

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…

How To Save Money on US Phone Carrier Charges In The UK

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,…

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

How To Spend 5 Days In St Andrews The Slow Travel Way

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.

Getting Our Vegan Prep On In St. Andrews

Today was our big cooking day. We went to our local Tesco and bought a bunch of food and made large batches of Lentil Chili, Mushroom Pasta and Vegan Meat Burritos. We got the Vegan Meat recipe from Brand New…

6 Things To Do To Make Kinsale Your Perfect Slow Travel Destination

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, which makes it a perfect slow travel destination.  They have a lovely…

5 Slow Travel Tips For Cooking On The Road

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.…

10 Unusual Things To Do In The Highlands and Islands of Scotland

“The Highlands really is the Scotland of your imagination. It’s an amazing concoction of culture, history, architecture and unparalleled scenery. Think big skies, mind-blowing landscapes, superb food and hospitable people – it really   doesn’t get any better if you…

6 Things To Do In Dornoch, Scotland

We love Dornoch, Scotland.  It’s not a big town with a  population of only 1200 people.   But that makes it the  perfect size for us slow traveler types. What we like to do if we aren’t taking a day…


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