Scotland’s Highlands and Islands

August is the best time to visit Scotland, not only because of the festival in Edinburgh, but also due to the fact that the heather is in bloom and the highlands become coated with a blanket of purple, which is a sight to behold.  Leaving Edinburgh, I head north through St. Andrews, known as the […]

Springtime in London

Any time is a great time to visit London.   While they enjoy a temperate climate all the year through, peak months for tourist travel tend to be April through October.  It’s springtime once again and the glorious city of London is abuzz with activity. The Chelsea Flower Show, which has been held in the grounds […]

Foreign Currency Exchange

Foreign Currency Exchange When traveling to a foreign country, when and where should you exchange your currency for theirs?  For those living in a city that has a foreign exchange bureau, you may consider getting some money in advance, perhaps $200.00 or so, depending on the length of your visit.  I live in Evansville, Indiana […]