While some international travellers trudge in groups led by umbrella-toting guides, others take it easy

When Ranganath Thota and his family decided to go on a family vacation to Scotland, they wrote an offbeat travel script. While Ranganath did the flight booking through a popular travel portal, the hotel wasn’t booked for all the days. “We wanted to keep the trip flexible — with leeway to act on impulse,” says the Bengaluru-based entrepreneur.As soon he landed in Scotland, he hired a car for 12 day...