Amazing Self-Guided Tour and Itinerary of the Scottish Highlands - 2, 3, or 4-Days

Amazing Self-Guided Tour and Itinerary of the Scottish Highlands - 2, 3, or 4-Days

This itinerary of Scotland will bring you from either Edinburgh or Glasgow up into the Highlands for either 2, 3, or 4 days.  If you only have 2 days, you will have to skip days 2 and 4, but it'll still be an amazing adventure!  While we found decent value with the Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing and Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing passes, we felt that the highlands tour groups were advertising one price but then charging double in the end - so we made our own self-guided tour. This self-guided tour may be the highlight of your Scotland trip, but it won't cost you…

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Wonderful 1, 3 or 5 day Itinerary in Paris - France on a Budget

Wonderful 1, 3 or 5 day Itinerary in Paris - France on a Budget

A little known law may pay for your trip completely! When we initially planned to start our adventures from Orlando, Florida, our first destination was Paris, France.  We had estimated flight costs, accommodations, Disneyland tickets, transportation, food, etc. to run us around $1,500 when everything was said and done...

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7 tips on visiting the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum in Rome, Italy

7 tips on visiting the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum in Rome, Italy

There are many, many, many blogs, articles, and travel guides that tell you how to plan a day to the Colosseum. They give helpful hints like "buy your ticket at Palatine Hill so you can skip the line at the Colosseum" or "bring a hat because there isn't much shade at the Roman Forum".

The second hint was helpful for us. The first hint probably is helpful most days, but not when it's the last day of Giro

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How to Save Money while Traveling in Italy - Italy on a Budget (plus hotel recommendations!)

How to Save Money while Traveling in Italy - Italy on a Budget (plus hotel recommendations!)

Paying more than you expect in Italy is common, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Best way to visit Pompeii, Villa Oplontis, and Herculaneum in Campania, Italy

Best way to visit Pompeii, Villa Oplontis, and Herculaneum in Campania, Italy

Planning a visit to Pompeii, Villa Oplontis, and Herculaneum? Excellent choices! It’s one thing to read about Mt. Vesuvius and the destruction it rained upon Pompeii and surrounding area, and another to visit it in person. Many people flock to see these historical sites, and the lines can get quite long so we created this guide to help make your visit easier. Plus, they are some of the best…

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Ourika Valley Day Trip from Marrakesh - Everything you need to know!

Ourika Valley Day Trip from Marrakesh - Everything you need to know!

What to expect from a day trip to Ourika Valley near Marrakech, Morocco. Walk-through of Ourika Valley day trip in Marrakech. Amazing day trip from Marrakech. When you're ready to leave the hustle and bustle of the medina in Marrakech, taking a day trip to Ourika Valley is a great way to see the beauty of Morocco.

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Navigo Découverte - How to get around Paris, France

Navigo Découverte - How to get around Paris, France

Paris is a wonderful city to walk around and explore, but you're going to want to use the trains, subway, and buses to get around as well. If you're staying within the city there are passes that work in zones 1-3, and there are additional options if you're staying in zones 4 or 5.

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