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Portree – restaurants with map

Here are some restaurants that you might wish to make reservations at before you get to Portree.   Cuchullin Restaurant Seafood Phone: +44 1478 612750 Dulse and Brose Elevated Scottish

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Passports

To apply for a passport, see this link: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/apply-renew-passport/apply-in-person.html To Renew your passport, see this link: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/apply-renew-passport/renew-by-mail.html Different countries have different rules about the expiration date of your passport and whether

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Tips for Booking Flights

Layovers One of the things that can really get your trip off to a bad start is missing a flight or having your luggage miss a flight.  I recommend a

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Packing Light

Above – the back of the van used for Outlander Immersion tours. If you don’t already pack light, I highly encourage it.  Here is a picture of my suitcase (right->)

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Be Prepared

Be prepared for it to rain all day every day – not that it will – but if you’re prepared for that, then you’ll be pleasantly surprised when it doesn’t.

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Money & Credit Cards

Euros and Pounds Europe and the Republic of Ireland use the Euro. Northern Ireland uses GBP (Great British Pound) and also some banks there print their own bank notes. They are supposed

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Go Small

In the picture above – my husband brought a full size tube of tooth paste.  As you can see, it takes up almost the entire side of the sink. It’s

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That darn VAT

In Europe, including Scotland and Ireland they have a Value Added Tax which is called VAT.  It is a tax that is added to most goods in Europe. And even though

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By Request: Toilets and Tips

One of my recent tour members said it would be good for me to have a post about having cash for toilets and how much to tip. If you’re coming

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