Homes for Vagabonds: The Airbnb Life

Home is where the heart is. Pliny the Elder When we let our apartment lease expire a year ago and committed to a lifestyle of traveling, we knew we’d want places to call “home” for extended periods of time. We have friends who do the RV lifestyle and enjoy it, but that’s not for us. […]

You Had me at Food

One of our favorite ways of getting acquainted with a new “home” during our travels is a walking tour. It may not cover as much territory as a motorized tour but we get to see a location up close, get some exercise, and learn more about local culture and history. On walking tours, we also […]

A New Scottish Clan

August 12, Scotland You have to love a group that chooses to go back and rescue a trapped lamb. After two weeks of living in Glasgow, Laurie and I decided to wrap up our Scottish adventure with a bus tour of some more remote areas. We opted to go with a local company named Rabbies […]

It’s the People

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Europe, Scotland, Travel Update | 5 Comments

August 2, Glasgow, Scotland Years ago Laurie and I were in Manhattan trying to locate the New York Public Library. We’d heard about the amazing architecture and reading rooms and wanted to check the place out. The library appears in films ranging from Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Ghostbusters. This was before the days when my […]

Climbing the Walls in Church

Climbing the Walls in Church

July 24, Glasgow, Scotland During our travels on the Camino and throughout Europe we’ve spent a lot of time in old churches, but on our first day in Scotland, had our most unusual experience yet in what was once a house of worship. We finished our five-week Irish adventure on Thursday. Our friend Mary, who […]