travel to scotland & Beyond

Welcome & Wander

Experience the best of Scotland, England, or Ireland with a custom travel plan crafted by experts.

Welcome & Wander specializes in helping you plan the perfect trip to these regions with insider knowledge of the best sights, attractions, and experiences that can't be missed.

Discover a land of magic 

Welcome & wander

From the bustling cities of Dublin and Galway to the rolling green hills of the countryside, Ireland offers a wide range of experiences for visitors.


A country steeped in history and tradition, with vibrant cities, natural beauty, quaint villages, and much more to offer visitors of all ages and interests.


A land of stunning natural beauty, rich history, and unique culture. From rugged Highlands to bustling cities, Scotland offers something for everyone. 


from Highlands to islands



Scenic Beauty: Scotland offers stunning landscapes, including rugged mountains, rolling hills, and picturesque lochs.
Rich History: Scotland boasts a fascinating history dating back thousands of years, with many historic landmarks and castles to explore.
Culture and Tradition: Scotland has a unique culture, with its own language, music, and cuisine. Visitors can enjoy traditional Scottish music, dance, and food, as well as attend cultural festivals and events throughout the year.
Outdoor Activities: Scotland is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, offering a wide range of activities such as hiking, cycling, fishing, golfing, and skiing.


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Historic Landmarks: England is home to many historic landmarks, including Stonehenge, the Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace.
Cosmopolitan Cities: England's cities, such as London, Manchester, and Liverpool, offer a vibrant blend of history, culture, and modernity.
Literary History: England has a rich literary history, with famous authors such as William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Charles Dickens.
The English Countryside: England's countryside is diverse and beautiful, with rolling hills, forests, and beaches.

royal cities & rolling Dales

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Dramatic coasts & welcoming friends



Friendly People: Ireland is known for its warm and welcoming people, who are always eager to share their culture and traditions with visitors.
Rich History and Culture: Ireland has a rich history and culture, with ancient monuments, castles, and ruins throughout the country. Visitors can also experience traditional Irish music, dance, and food.
Stunning Landscapes: Ireland's countryside is breathtaking, with rolling green hills, rugged coastlines, and stunning cliffs.
Famous Landmarks: Ireland is home to many famous landmarks, including the Cliffs of Moher, the Ring of Kerry, and the Blarney Stone.

Discover the best of the British Isles with our expert advice.

Where we wander

Free scotland Event Guide

Imagine hearing a pipe and drum band playing in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, or experiencing a traditional Highland Gathering.

Find out when and where events like these happen with my free Scotland Event Guide, packed with over 100 listings including locations, upcoming dates, and links to official websites.

Plus you'll have lifetime access to all future updates and additions.

Welcome & wander can make it happen

  • Experiencing the culture of ancient and storied lands
  • Tracing your family history and visiting ancestral sites
  • Venturing into rugged landscapes filled with beautiful hidden places
  • Exploring historic cities brimming with landmarks and friendly people
  • Walking through castles and stately homes you've only seen in movies
  • Having a once-in-a-lifetime journey that you'll never forget 

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how can Welcome & Wander help?

destination recommendations

By working with you to understand your interests and preferences, we provide you with personalized recommendations for places to visit, based on the time you have available.

Itinerary planning

We help you create a customized itinerary that includes all of the sights and experiences you want to see, while also allowing for downtime and relaxation.

accommodation recommendations

We will recommend the best hotels, guesthouses, and other types of accommodation to suit your needs and budget.

Activity & excursion recommendations

We provide recommendations for activities and excursions from trusted providers to help make the most of your trip.

Travel logistics

We assist you with all of the logistics of your trip, including accommodation booking, ground transportation, activity planning, and other travel arrangements.

If your travel dreams are filled with history-drenched castles, epic landscapes, and stately manor houses, all set to the haunting tune of a bagpipe, then friend, you're in the right place!

My company, Jessie West Travel, plans trips around the world. But Welcome & Wander is a special division dedicated solely to helping travelers enjoy my favorite places.

Your trusted travel advisor

Meet Jessie

My network has experience and knowledge that isn’t available with any amount of online research. I make actual connections and get real feedback from people who’ve lived and traveled where you’re going. 

I also pride myself on staying up-to-date with industry and destination training, and hold certifications from Destination Tourism Boards.

A trusted partner

Meet Jessie

I became a Travel Advisor to combine my fascination with distant places and my belief that traveling makes us better in everything we do. 

Taking a trip to a new place can touch our heart, open our mind, and give us new perspective on our own life.

Having time away to relax can recharge and realign our own mind as well as our relationships with others.

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Takeoff stress-free and be welcomed as a VIP to a
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I'll design your trip with perfect-fit hotels, custom tours & exclusive experiences


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Tell me all about your bucket list during a complimentary planning session


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WOW! The itinerary is fabulous! Every time we get an email from you, we get more excited for this trip!

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Don’t put off your trip – go from ‘bucket list’ to ‘booked’ – a single call with me could take your trip planning from a stressful chore to a can't-wait countdown!

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