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A day trip from Glasgow to Bothwell Castle

Most visitors to Scotland think of Edinburgh or the Highlands when it comes to seeing historic castles. However, there’s a cool medieval castle right near Glasgow called Bothwell Castle. While it might not have the imposing majesty of Edinburgh or Stirling Castle, it’s a perfect short day trip from Glasgow to Bothwell Castle. Bothwell Castle […]

The best craft beer in Santa Rosa, California

Located about an hour and a half north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa, California is most famously known for a few things. It’s part of the heart of Northern California’s wine country in Sonoma County. Plus, it’s where “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz lived for many years, with the city now hosting a museum about his life as […]

Chasing the Northern Lights in Tromsø, Norway

My primary reason for traveling to dark Norway in late December was to see the Northern Lights in Tromsø. Sure, there are other winter activities in northern Norway around Christmastime, but the Polar Night means the sun never pokes above the horizon, so even midday looks like twilight. The Northern Lights are the main attraction […]

Travel Contests: July 26, 2017 – San Francisco, Italy, Paris, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to San Francisco, California; Rome, Italy; Machu Picchu, Peru; Paris, France; Berlin, Germany; Copenhagen, Denmark; Houston, Texas; Santa Cruz, California; Iceland; North Carolina; Cayman Islands; Nashville, Tennessee; Italy; the Hamptons; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you […]

The best craft beer in Seoul, South Korea

South Korea has a great drinking culture, but until recently, quality beer was not part of it. However, in recent years, there has been an explosion of craft beer in Seoul. This craze has been fueled both by local interest in better beer, but also by Seoul’s position as an international city that has residents […]

My favorite travel app: Field Trip

If you’re someone who likes to wander like I do, there’s nothing like the thrill of stumbling upon some great random sight in a new city. However, I often wonder what else I might be missing out on if I choose to go down one street versus another. That’s where my favorite travel app, Field […]