Road Tripping Scotland: Exploring The Magical Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye Travel Blog: Fairy Glen

The Isle of Skye is one of the most sought after travel destinations in all of the United Kingdom. The largest and northernmost isle in the outer hebrides, Skye is famous for its rugged landscapes, picturesque towns and undeniable natural beauty. I first visited Skye in 2012 and fell head over heels in love. For […]

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Road Tripping Scotland: Exploring All The Castles of Aberdeenshire

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When we decided to visit Aberdeen, I gotta admit, it wasn’t the city itself that held appeal. Instead, Aberdeen promised to be a fantastic base location to explore some of the amazing castles that can be found in the Aberdeenshire region. Craigievar Castle Our first stop was the utterly Disney-esque Craigievar Castle. Built in around […]

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The Glorious Isle of Mull

After the previous days adventures at sea, I was pretty keen to keep my feet on dry land and set out for a day of hiking and exploring. I had kipped in Oban for the night but wanted to see more of the Isle of Mull than I had the previous day. So after triple […]

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Sailing To Staffa

As it turned out, getting from Reykjavik to my next destination of Oban in a timely fashion ended up being rather difficult. After having my flight to Glasgow be pretty damn delayed, I had to hit the ground running the second I got off the plane. One mercifully short encounter with border control later, I […]

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Down with the flu, but still in love with Edinburgh

So after my fun at The Loony Dook, it soon became pretty apparent that what I thought was just a moderately severe hangover turned out to be me coming down with a case of the flu. I had completely lost my voice and my throat felt like razor blades had been shoved down it. Fun. […]

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Hammered on Hogmanay

Celebrating Hogmanay in Edinburgh has been a goal of mine for a long time. Like most of the Christmas celebrations I have endured, New Years Eve has always managed to be a total let down. Such a big fuss made for a night that is usually pretty sub par. Hogmanay in Edinburgh is the exception! […]

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Rainy Days on Skye

I had been warned against going to Skye in the winter. I had numerous people tell me not to bother because the weather would be awful, I wouldn’t see much of anything, it would be cold, it would be raining, it would be miserable and so forth and so forth. But I have wanted to […]

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Road to Skye

Getting from Edinburgh to the Isle of Skye is a fair bit of a drive. One could do it quickly and make one or two stops along the way; or alternatively, one could take the scenic route. Anybody who has ever explored Scotland will tell you that the latter option will always be the better […]

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