Scotland

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

The Perfect 2 Days in Edinburgh Itinerary

Edinburgh Skyline

Spending 2 days in Edinburgh is the ideal amount of time to get to see the top sites of the Scottish capital while still getting a really great feel for the city. As the second-most-visited city in the UK and the cultural and political capital of Scotland, Edinburgh has a lot to offer visitors and planning the perfect Edinburgh itinerary can seem like a daunting task, especially when you factor … Read More

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

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

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

How Much Will A Trip To Scotland Cost in 2020?

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

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