We had to cancel our April trip to France and Iceland due to a cancer scare, but now we have decided to visit Scotland in autumn instead! I figured we should go somewhere else later in the year to celebrate the non-cancer diagnosis and the husband’s milestone birthday.
Our destination shortlist included Iceland (again!), Wales, the Azores, and Scotland. A trip to Iceland ended up being too expensive for our liking. Wales was too fussy. The Azores seemed lovely and was the cheapest destination of all, but in the end, I decided to save it for another time.
After doing tonnes of research, I found out that Scotland is actually less expensive than Iceland–at least in terms of accommodations and car rentals–and is just as stunning. Plus, the husband loves Scotland. He went there 13 years ago and still couldn’t stop talking about it. Scotland it is then!
The following is how we planned our trip.
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