Although my most recent trip through America’s heartland was a road trip, we actually traveled in all kinds of different ways—subway, airplane, Uber, driving, walking. And in several different states—Maryland, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana.
All Around the Isle of Skye Oh, so many ferries this trip. Not so many once we get into the Scottish Highlands, though. First ferry of the day required no booking. We arrived five minutes before the next one was set to take off and they had room for another car, so we made it […]
Road-Tripping Scotland to Islay Had to wake up very early to get to the ferry terminal after my very non-baronial night’s sleep. We learned only by chance that you had to book tickets in advance when one of our hotels emailed us to let us know and then our original ferry time got cancelled and […]
Driving Around the Faroe Islands Yaaasss. I finally slept in! And I slept really well. Desperately needed. We got a late start and barely made breakfast time, but it was so worth it. Jeff learned earlier that morning that all the Faroe Islands ferries to Mykines, the puffin island, were cancelled for the day due […]
Faroe Islands, Here We Come! Oh my God. For such an awesome room upgrade, sleeping on last night’s mattress was like sleeping on concrete. But, I’m super excited to be visiting the Faroe Islands! I did not sleep well. Drunk sleep (you know, the totally non-restorative kind), rock-hard mattress, jet lag.
Airport Adventures to Glasgow Ah, travel days. The best thing everrr. Nevertheless, a means to an end. Just think: I will be in Scotland… on vacation… in just a few hours. We’re headed into Glasgow before some Edinburgh sightseeing. Pre-Scotland Scramble The usual part work, part frantically pack,
Checking Out Downtown Bucharest Not too much to report today, unfortunately. Had breakfast and took the train to downtown Bucharest. I love the train. The trip was about two and a half hours and the first portion followed a little river through the mountains.