As you’ve probably guessed, I’ve quite a soft spot for a festive Christmas – it doesn’t matter if it’s a tropical Christmas in Bali, a snowy New York Christmas or a gorgeous Christmas in the UK, as long as there is lashings of mulled wine, binge-worthy TV and lots of family time I’m a happy … Continue Reading

The very next morning in Loch Shiel, after chatting and laughing the night away with the locals at the pub, there was nothing for it but a huge Scottish breakfast and a lazy slow and lazy morning exploring the area. I did say, we would be going on “Slow Adventures”! We got a few bikes, … Continue Reading

After our long drive through one of the most scenic routes in the Scottish Highlands, we decided to switch things up a notch and “go slow” (though in all honesty, we’d decided this well in advance of even arriving in Scotland). The day started with a short drive over the bridge to the Isle of … Continue Reading

Before arriving in the Highlands, I’d heard so much about the North Coast 500 route and so wanting to do the NC500 drive (at least, in part) was something I came prepared for! The Wester Ross Coastal Trail, on the other hand, I had never even heard of. I know I keep going on and … Continue Reading

The very next morning in the Scottish Highlands, after a brilliant night’s sleep at Bydand, we hurriedly scrambled for breakfast and a chance to hit the Scottish roads bright and early. At breakfast, I made what turned out to be a rookie mistake. I assumed the selection of yoghurts, cereals, fresh fruits and other snacks … Continue Reading

For the longest time, I’d always wanted to fully explore the Highlands of Scotland! Like not just a quick drive-by or popping in for a few hours but actually taking time to explore it slowly, drive through it, stop off for tea and lunch in little villages, gorge on all the delicious seafood… …I wanted … Continue Reading

Yup, I’m a biased Brit that loves our gorgeous island! We’re so fortunate to live around such a diverse mix of beautiful natural landmarks and pretty places dotted all across the country. There really is a whole heap of the best places in Great Britain to visit that I’m sure you’ll love.  Great Britain has … Continue Reading

There’s a whole heap of amazing things to do in Scotland. Being able to dive right into the historic charm of Edinburgh, the beautiful natural landscapes that are perfect for hiking, and the gorgeous islands make Scotland one of my favourite places to explore. Honestly, there’ll never be enough time to discover all of Scotland … Continue Reading

Scotland has a long history of delicious food and not just those infamous fried mars bars, Irn Bru, or Buckfast that readily spring to mind. Scotland has a huge variety of delicious meals and yummy treats that will satisfy any taste bud. One thing that most of us don’t realise, is that modern Scottish cuisine has … Continue Reading

A road trip is an incredible way to see a country, especially when taking in some of the best places in Britain to visit. You see, one of the best things about our country is the vast amount of diverse regions like the Cotswolds, cool cities and incredible national parks that we have. It’s totally … Continue Reading

There are so many totally amazing and loads of the best hikes in Scotland; there’s no denying it! Some of the best parts of Scotland are its beautiful, wild and rugged countryside, especially in the iconic Highlands, too. It’s a part of the country that’s totally stunning to visit, especially as part of a longer … Continue Reading

Edinburgh is one pretty special Scottish city. The sights of Edinburgh, such as; the castle, the Royal Mile and Arthur’s Seat are pretty well-known but there is a whole heap of other places that every visitor should see. whether you’re in the city for a few days or a little longer, digging a litter deeper into … Continue Reading

The Scottish Highlands are one of the more remote places in, not just Scotland, but across the UK! It’s totally idyllic and a proper breathtaking place to spend some time exploring. It’s the kind of region where you can see some of the best castles, head on some incredible hikes and also pop over to … Continue Reading

Let’s be honest, we’re pretty lucky with all the nature around us here. After all, we’ve got shed loads of the best national parks in the UK that are as varied as they are beautiful. From the oldest national parks like the gorgeous Peak District to the stunning lakes of the Lake District, there’s a … Continue Reading