Scotland

28 Best Stops on a London to Edinburgh Drive

Though travellers could easily do the London to Edinburgh drive along the M6 or M1 in about seven to eight hours, all good travellers know that the best road trip adventures happen when you venture off the motorway and explore some of the amazing cities, towns, and historical sights along the way. Driving from London to Scotland may seem like a long haul, but with so much to see along … Read More

Is Scotland Expensive? Trip To Scotland Cost Guide in 2021

Climbing Conic Hill

Travelling in Scotland inspires images of lush green cascading hills dotted with purple heather, of enormous, mysterious monsters dwelling in the depths of a loch, of ancient, mystical standing stones, and of enjoying a golden, smokey whisky among the backdrop of a stormy sea. But while these scenes are enough to entice anyone to pack his or her bags and hop on the next flight to Edinburgh, many times one … Read More

Scotland or Ireland: Which Country Should You Visit?

There are few countries throughout the world that inspire so much awe and splendour than Scotland or Ireland. These two Celtic nations in the British Isles both boast incredible expanses of green scenery, beautiful nature, rugged coastlines, ancient archaeological sites, and famously friendly locals. However, they are two distinct nations with cultures and traditions all their own. Therefore, if you only have time to visit one of these amazing countries, … Read More

Alternative North Coast 500 Itinerary: 5 to 10 Days

Trip to Scotland Cost

Over recent years, Scotland’s North Coast 500 (NC500) has been increasing in popularity for visitors looking for a unique and beautiful coastal road trip. And if you’re thinking of hitting the road in Scotland and want to see some of the most sparsely populated areas of the country along with some of the most beautiful scenery the Highlands have to offer, then planning a 5 to 10-day North Coast 500 … Read More

The Ultimate London-Scotland-Ireland Itinerary

Travelling through the British Isles is something many people want to do in their lifetimes. And it’s no surprise as to why. England, Scotland, and Ireland not only have a fascinating history that dates back thousands of years, but is home to both bucolic natural scenery and some of the world’s most vibrant and diverse cities. With so much to see and do in a seemingly small landmass, it can … Read More

The Perfect One Day in Inverness Itinerary

Inverness Castle from the Riverbank

Spending one day in Inverness isn’t necessarily at the top of every visitor’s list when they find themselves in this highland Scottish city. Often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’, Inverness typically serves as a launching off point for people wanting to explore Scotland’s rugged north or simply as a base for day trips in the surrounding area.  This means that many travellers don’t take the opportunity to explore … Read More

Things To Do In Orkney Islands: A 3-Day Itinerary

Scotland or Ireland

Are you searching for the best things to do in Orkney, Scotland? Orkney, an archipelago consisting of nearly 70 islands located just 15 kilometres off the north coast of Great Britain, is perhaps one of the most interesting areas to visit in all of Scotland. With the possible exception of Malta, never have I encountered such a place with as many significantly historical ancient sites concentrated into such a small … Read More

Is Edinburgh Expensive? A Guide to Prices in Edinburgh

View from Calton Hill

Is Edinburgh expensive? What are the average prices in Edinburgh? These are some questions that most potential visitors to the Scottish capital will ask themselves before booking a trip. With a reputation for being a bit of a costly city and as the second-most visited city in the United Kingdom, figuring out how much a trip to Edinburgh will cost is paramount to planning a visit. The beautiful capital of … Read More