How to Take Advantage of the Historically Low Exchange Rate Between US Dollars and British Pounds

If you’re an American who enjoys travel to the UK, you’ve probably been wondering about some of the latest headlines: “British Pound Plummets to Record Low Against the Dollar” “Pound Hits Record Low After Tax Cut Plans” “Strong Dollar is Good for the US but Bad for the World” “Pound Resumes Slide after BoE and …

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Travel Follow-Along: Footloose TV Visits York, England

Editor’s Note: This is another great post from David and Debra Rixon of the Footloose travel video series. Their feature-length travel videos off deep dives into a variety of British and other European destinations, and you can check out descriptions and links to their videos HERE. You can keep up with their latest productions by …

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Wonderful Windermere: Travelling England’s Lake District

Editor’s Note: This guest post comes to us from David and Debra Rixon, creators and hosts of the Footloose Travel series. Together, they create delightfully lengthy, in-depth European travel videos full of great scenery and invaluable travel tips. Most of their videos are available to view free here with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video …

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Understanding British Money: What’s a Quid? A Shilling?

British money has a lengthy history, so it’s not surprising that it’s evolved and changed over the years. Whether you’re watching British TV, reading British books, or just planning a trip to the UK, it’s understandable you might have questions about how it works. Even among Brits, you’ll find many don’t understand the older British …

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