Split Second Decisions: Driving through Scotland

by Emily Monaco. I’m the planning type in most situations, but especially when I travel; I usually have a color-coded folder of documents, from hotel reservations to plane tickets to important phone numbers… so I was more surprised than anyone when, on a whim, I decided to accompany a friend of mine on a whirlwind trip through Scotland. The only plans we had were our arrival and departure dates – out of Edinburgh – and a two-day pause in Stirling for a conference she was speaking at, the “point” of our travels. Other than that, we had booked a rental …