Dog sitting and relaxing near Inverness ?>

Dog sitting and relaxing near Inverness

Our time on Route 66 had ended and we were really looking forward to having a base to relax and find our feet with long term travel.  Before we set off we’d managed to secure a house sit with someone with not one but five dogs!  It was a little bit daunting at first but we were determined to make it a success. We were based in the Highlands of Scotland, not far from the city of Inverness and our…

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7 day trips from Inverness ?>

7 day trips from Inverness

Inverness is the largest town in the highlands of Scotland and as such is a great place to base yourself.  Here’s some of the best day trips from Inverness that you can take when you’re out here. If you’re looking for some accommodation options for visiting Inverness, look at the end of the post!   Day trips from Inverness   Loch Ness Loch Ness tours from Inverness are plentiful and as it’s only a 15 minute drive from Inverness it’s…

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House sitting long term – how we saved thousands on accommodation ?>

House sitting long term – how we saved thousands on accommodation

House and pet sitting is something we had tried and enjoyed on previous trips and we knew that house sitting long term was something we really wanted to do more of on this trip.   Our first long term house sitting job came at a great time – we’d just finished up our Route 66 trip in America which was quite intense and we were back in the UK travelling long term and with no end date in sight. This was the…

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Las Vegas with teens ?>

Las Vegas with teens

Las Vegas with teens?  We’d heard mixed reports about Las Vegas and the suitability of the destination for kids.  Some people said they loved it, others said it was completely inappropriate for kids and teens and we should stay away. Las Vegas is such an iconic place though isn’t it?  We really wanted to see what it was like – it couldn’t be all that bad could it?   Las Vegas shows for Teens There are loads of shows going…

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Visiting hoover dam on our way to Las Vegas ?>

Visiting hoover dam on our way to Las Vegas

We decided that visiting hoover dam on our way to Las Vegas was another ‘must do’ trip.  We had so many of those!  Part of me did just want to scoot our way to the end of historic route 66.  We had seen signs for Los Angeles – only another 400 or so miles!!  So near yet so far, it was tempting but we decided against it. Goodbye to Route 66 Our last night on Route 66 was tinged with…

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