Category: Road Trip

  • Tokyo in 4 days

    Tokyo in 4 days

    It’s hard to overstate how massive Tokyo is – roughly four times the size of London and almost 400 square miles larger than LA. So squeezing everything to do in Tokyo into the equivalent of a long weekend is a tall order. Even if your primary interest is eating and wandering around, you may find…

  • The travel fuck-it list: travel experiences NOT to do before you die

    The travel fuck-it list: travel experiences NOT to do before you die

    Everyone is familiar with the bucket list – all the destinations to visit and experiences to have before you kick the bucket. But there’s a growing backlash to living your life based on a check list, collecting experiences like Pokemon cards. More and more people are embracing the fact that doing things “just to say…

  • Renting a car in Europe

    Renting a car in Europe

    There’s nothing like the freedom a car affords you when it comes to travel. If you’re the kind of person who likes the feel of a scenic road trip and being able to pull off whenever you want for lunch or a nice vista, then renting a car might be an attractive option. That being…

  • 11-day Scotland road trip itinerary

    11-day Scotland road trip itinerary

    Though there is fun to be had in Scotland’s major cities, you have to get on the open road to really experience everything the country has to offer. As long as you can get past the driving on the left side, the route around to Skye and Glencoe will take you through some of the…

  • Stumbling through the Three Distilleries Path on Islay

    Stumbling through the Three Distilleries Path on Islay

    If you’re a fan of good whisky, the island of Islay in Scotland is a premiere travel destination. With a total of nine distilleries, the island has a long history of distilling peaty whisky even before distilling whisky was legal. Getting there is a bit of a trek, but if you make it, you’ll be…

  • Bohemian Switzerland day trip: A practical guide

    Bohemian Switzerland day trip: A practical guide

    When I was trying to find information about how to structure a Bohemian Switzerland day trip in the Czech Republic, I came up empty. Almost everything available online is extremely limited in scope and logistical detail. There’s a lot of empty recommendations about the beautiful one-way boat rides on the gorges of the park without…