Rebecca Mayoll, Author at Straight On Detour

It was a tough call to make, with only few days left of our month roaming Scotland where would we go? Not wanting to spread…

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Rebecca Mayoll is a ‘just turned 30’ freelance writer and photographer from England. She is the co-founder and author of straightondetour.com, a travel website with the mantra ‘find your own adventure.’ Promoting adventurous destinations, independent travel and giving a humorous insight to the World of travel is what Becky does best.

Road Tripping the Trossachs National Park

Road Tripping the Trossachs National Park

It was a tough call to make, with only few days left of our month roaming Scotland where would we go? Not wanting to spread…

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Life in Peebles and Road Tripping the Scottish Borders

Life in Peebles and Road Tripping the Scottish Borders

Peebles was another place we had never heard of before house sitting, all we knew is that the house we were to look after was…

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A Road Trip in the Isle of Skye

A Road Trip in the Isle of Skye

With a four day gap between house sits there was only one place on my mind, I needed us to take a road trip in the Isle…

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Highlights of the North Coast 500

Highlights of the North Coast 500

It couldn’t be an Ultimate British Road Trip without incorporating Scotland’s own answer to Route 66. This 500mile loop skirting around Scotland’s northern tip was…

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A Road Trip in Assynt, Scotland’s Far North

A Road Trip in Assynt, Scotland’s Far North

  We had signed up to this adventurous house sit before any of the others and it was only when we began to fill in…

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A Road Trip in Kent

A Road Trip in Kent

Taking a Road Trip in Kent was a passageway into a new kind of life for us; it was the first time we’d embarked in professional house sitting and…

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How Did I End Up Here? – A Sailors Mourning

How Did I End Up Here? – A Sailors Mourning

  . This short travel piece ‘How Did I End Up Here?’ is an excerpt from my sailing diary in 2010 somewhere in the Solomon…

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What it Takes to Herd the Bison

What it Takes to Herd the Bison

  “What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of the buffalo in the wintertime. It…

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A Mammoth Encounter with Tonga’s Whales

A Mammoth Encounter with Tonga’s Whales

  “Go on. Now” our skipper commands, “And good luck.” As directed, we ease ourselves into the water without making a splash because even our tiny frantic…

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Swimming With Whales in Tonga: A Complete Guide

Swimming With Whales in Tonga: A Complete Guide

  Why is is swimming with whales in Tonga so popular? Not only is Tonga one of the only countries in the world that allows…

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