Travel slowly, staying in vacation rentals (villas, farms, cottages, apartments)
Pauline Kenny and Steve Cohen
Pauline is the founder of the Slow Travel community and wrote many of the original sections of the website. See the Pauline and Steve page on SlowTrav and our website Cohen and Kenny. Contact Pauline from the Slow Travel Forums.
Views from the Slow Lane: Trip planning, travel other Slow Travel things. Pauline is the founder of the Slow Travel site.
Pauline and Steve: Our trip reports and photos.
Europe Trip Planning
What is Slow Travel?: What to expect with vacation rentals, concentric circle theory of slow travel.
Cell Phones in Europe: European cell phones, bringing your North American phone to Europe, buying one there.
Trip Checklist: Things to do to prepare for your trip to Europe.
Bringing your Electronics to Europe: Traveling with a computer, digital camera, etc.
Accessing the Internet While Traveling: Internet cafes vs. traveling with a computer.
Buying Luggage and Travel Accessories: We don't pack light, but here is some packing advice anyway.
Cafes in Italy: What to expect, how to order and pay, menus.
Restaurants in Italy: What to expect, how to order and pay, menus.
Grocery Shopping in Italy: Small village shops, supermarkets.
Driving in Italy: Driving techniques, on the Autostrada, parking.
Swimming in Italy: Public beaches, private beaches.
Tuscany Travel Guide: Travel notes for southern Tuscany.
Sorrento Webcam: Why we love watching daily life in Sorrento.
Things to Do in the Amalfi Area: Amalfi Coast - Sorrento, Capri, Positano.
Italian Vacation Rentals: What to expect.
Italian Language Lessons: Steve wrote our language lessons for Italy.
Italian TV and L'eredità, the quiz show: Steve wrote this detailed description of an Italian TV show.
United Kingdom and Ireland
The Cotswolds According to Me: Travel guide.
Countryside Walking in England: Hiking in the Cotswolds, Kennet Avon Canal.
Driving in the United Kingdom: Driving techniques, roundabouts, parking.
Trains in the United Kingdom: Trains, tickets, how to book.
Restaurants in England: Pubs, tea rooms, take aways, restaurants. What to expect, how to order and pay, menus, vegetarians.
Appliances in England: What to expect.
Bath Travel Guide: Things to Do and See, Practical Tips.
Salisbury Travel Guide: Things to Do and See, Practical Tips.
Finding Jane Austen in England: Museums, where she lived.
British Timelines Through History: Historical periods.
Airport Car Rental Return: Gatwick, Heathrow, Bristol.
Gatwick Airport: How to get into London, resources.
Moving to the United Kingdom: Finding long term rentals (lets).
United Kingdom Vacation Rentals: What to expect.
Hiking in Switzerland: Engelberg, Grindelwald, Gstaad, Kandersteg, hiking in general.
Gstaad, "Come Up - Slow Down": Short travel guide.
Overview of the Mountain Towns in Switzerland: Short travel guide.
Why I Love Switzerland: Reasons to travel in Switzerland.
Restaurants in Switzerland: What to expect, how to order and pay, menus.
Switzerland Vacation Rentals: What to expect.
The Garden Island of Kauai, Hawaii: Travel guide.
Travel Guide for Santa Fe, the City Different: Travel guide.
North American Vacation Rentals: What to expect.
Slow Travel Photos: This section, separate from SlowPhotos, has most of my travel photos.
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