Scotland

How to Do a Loch Lomond Day Trip from Glasgow & Edinburgh

Loch Lomond is the perfect day trip from Glasgow

“By yon bonnie banks and by yon bonnie braes, where the sun shines bright on Loch Lomond” –  these are the opening words of an old Scottish folk song. It is said that one of the captured soldiers of bonnie Prince Charlie already spoke of the beauty of Loch Lomond in a letter to his sweetheart back in 1745 and it was on his words the song was based. The … Read More

Things to Do in Fort William & Glencoe: A 1 or 2 Day Itinerary

Glencoe is a great option if you have more than one day in Loch Lomond

The Highlands are a must-see on any itinerary for Scotland. Its green mountains and glistening lochs are known across the globe. They are one of the many reasons that Scotland was voted ‘the most beautiful country in the world’ by travellers. One of the towns that makes a perfect pit-stop is Fort William. There are many things to do in Fort William as its prime location is the beginning or … Read More

The Ultimate 10-Day Scotland Itinerary: 3 Perfect Routes

The beautiful Isle of Skye

Mapping out the ideal route through Scotland can be a daunting task, especially if you only have the time for a 10-day Scotland itinerary. A destination that draws millions of tourists each year. Scotland’s beautiful landscapes, fascinating history, and incredibly friendly people attract people from all around the globe to explore this beautiful country. Despite its relatively small land area and sparse population, there are countless places to visit in … Read More

14 Best Stops on the Edinburgh to Inverness Drive

See the mountains is one of the best things to do in Glencoe

There is no better way to see Scotland than by getting behind the wheel and seeing where the road may take you. Though it is a small country, Scotland has surprises and charms lurking behind every corner and even the shortest of drives can be filled with delights and gorgeous scenery. If you’re planning on visiting the Scottish highlands and are looking for an epic road trip, then one of … Read More

Where to Stay in Inverness, Loch Ness & Cairngorms, Scotland

Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness

The Scottish city of Inverness is one of the popular places to visit on a Scottish Highlands road trip! Not only does the city have some great attractions that are worth exploring for a day or two, but Inverness also makes a fantastic base for day trips into the Scottish Highlands. Wondering where to stay in Inverness? This article outlines the best hostels and hotels in Inverness including options for … Read More

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

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

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