The Complete Guide to Vanlife Scotland: Costs, Routes, & Everything Else You Need to Know!

by Cazzy Magennis / Feb 03, 2021 /
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Toward the end of 2020, my boyfriend and I had the most wonderful time driving across almost all of Scotland. For 2 months, we explored the stunning coastlines and rugged mountain peaks. We spent all but a few nights wild camping, enjoying the calm and scenic countryside Scotland has to offer.

NC500 roads. From The Complete Guide to Vanlife Scotland: Costs, Routes, & Everything Else You Need to Know!
NC500 roads

Great Pilgrimage Sites of Europe

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Englishman Derry Brabbs is well respected as a photographer of historic sites and landscapes. He has brought those interests together in his book Great Pilgrimage Sites of Europe.

Great Pilgrimage Sites of Europe

As you might expect, photography is at the heart of things here. Brabbs offers an eclectic selection of 33 sites found in across 13 countries in western Europe.

Europe's Top Wine Tasting Landscapes for 2020

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If you're a lover of red and white wine, then now is a good time to visit some of the best and most productive vineyards in the world. Wine tasting tours allow you to combine travel and wine, which is one of the best combinations in the world.

You can travel via Teletext Holidays to some of the best winemaking countries in Europe. Booking in the early months increases your chances of securing a good deal, so don't delay. It is time to get your shiraz on.

How to Take A High-Speed Rail Trip In Italy

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Italy...the land of gastronomy and cool Mediterranean waters is currently the third most visited country in Europe. The captivating country is divided into 20 different regions, and is interconnected by an extensive rail system that is not only efficient, but also budget friendly. Fast trains, such as Italo and Trenitalia, are apt for a quick commute between the major cities of the country.

How To Discover The Secrets of Florence's Duomo

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Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Florence, or an old pro, there are always secrets to discover in this ancient city.

Perhaps the most interesting secrets belong to Il Duomo, Florence’s unique cathedral.

How To Discover The Secrets of Florence's Duomo

5 Unique Ways to Road Trip Around the UK

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Who doesn’t relish a road trip? And what better place to explore via car than by traversing the UK? While many travelers enjoy taking the train (or flying, if you’re heading up north to Scotland), road tripping the UK is a bucket list experience – one that you’ll utterly adore (and, perhaps, do again and again). 

But don’t settle for a regular road trip – craft your own itinerary to align with your passions and priorities. Here are some suggestions:

The Hurtigruten Cruise - Witness the Aurora Borealis

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The title ‘world's most beautiful voyage’ has been given to the Hurtigruten cruise. When it comes to Norwegian Coastal Cruises, many people consider the Hurtigruten cruise the best for tourists to enjoy and understand the beautiful land of the midnight sun, Norway. 

The Hurtigruten Cruise - Witness the Aurora Borealis

The Play is the Star: Best Tips for Seeing Theatre in London

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I will never forget the summer of '94. Working in London as the MSU Summer London Study Abroad Director, I packed as much theatre as I could into my time there. I danced onstage at Five Guys Named Moe, marveled at the chilling and realistic sound effects in Miss Saigon, bought countless tickets to Hot Shoe Shuffle, and went with my students to as many shows as we could pack in around classes and work. It was GLORIOUS.

Have A Swiss Travel Pass? Happy Traveling via Trains, Boats, and Land

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What comes to mind when you think of visiting Switzerland?  Is it Julie Andrews whirling around singing atop of a spectacular mountain peak?  Although it’s hard not to associate the country with the movie, maybe you think instead of cheese or chocolate. 

Luzern-Interlaken Express in summer. From Have A Swiss Travel Pass? Happy Traveling via Trains, Boats, and Land
Luzern-Interlaken Express in summer

Studying Abroad in London: 10 Places Not to Miss Like I Did, Part 1

by Heather Robinette / Feb 13, 2018 /
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Thanks for reading the next article in my series on traveling outside of London during your time abroad. If you didn’t get a chance to start at the beginning, make sure you read my first post here.