Toot toot! The North Borneo Railway Conjures British Colonial Past

  Toot toot!! All aboard the North Borneo Railway! On our recent trip to Malaysia, we were very excited about riding a rare, fully re-furbished British Vulcun steam train back to colonial times. Unfortunately, Alex jinxed himself and got food poisoning the night before. We both hoped as the night crept on that it would…

Touring the West Coast of Ireland With Paddywagon Tours

There are quite a few tour companies in Ireland, but Paddywagon has the biggest selection of budget options. With bright green buses, plastered with a giant leprechaun smoking a pipe, they tend to stand out a little more than the rest on the roadways. Among a few slogans, Paddywagon markets themselves as “the most fun…

Highlights of Northern Ireland Tour with Paddywagon

This past Saturday I boarded a large green Paddywagon tour bus bright and early and set off to see the highlights of Northern Ireland. It was a fantastic day that saw us visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Giants Causeway, the rope bridge at stunning Carrick-a-Rede, Dunluce Castle, Belfast and an amazing coastal drive…

Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland is home to one of the world’s most amazing castles, and an abundance of the world’s finest whiskys. Scotland has a rich history of quality whisky production, with great distilleries around the country. So not surprisingly, the largest collection of whisky in the world can be found at the Scotch Whisky Experience in…