Claigan Coral Beach – The Isle of Skye

By | December 13th, 2013|Photographic Inspiration, Scotland|

A treasure of a beach located in a slightly unsuspecting location, the Claigan coral beach is a must visit for anyone spending a few days on the Isle of Skye. With nothing more than a few vague location notes scribbled down on a crumpled sheet of paper my friends and I set out from our [...]

Raining Elephants, Wizards and Dogs in Edinburgh

By | August 22nd, 2013|Scotland|

They say that dog is a mans best friend, but at what point does that friendship come to an end?  Without meaning to sound morbid, you would think that friendship might end with death, but in the cause of Greyfriars Bobby you would be wrong! After landing down at Edinburgh Airport and you will be within [...]

Eilean Donan Castle

By | June 20th, 2013|Scotland|

Eilean Donan Castle is an iconic Scottish landmark.  Located on a small island in Loch Duich the castle can be reached via an impressive stone bridge which links from the castle back to the mainland and visitors centre.  It is said to be the most photographed castle in Scotland, its not hard to understand why  ... you'll get [...]

The Glenfinnan Viaduct and the other train that goes to Hogwarts

By | April 11th, 2013|Scotland|

The Glenfinnan Viaduct shows the way to Hogwarts.  This iconic stretch of Scottish Railway is 100% real, no CG effect here, and ff the train track the Hogwarts Express runs along is real, surely Hogwarts is real no? I'm not sure I should admit this at 28 years of age, but this isnt the first [...]

Snowboarding in Scotland – Glencoe ski resort

By | April 5th, 2013|Scotland, Snowboarding|

Snowboarding in Scotland is possible in a number of places. On a recent holiday to Scotland (an epic roadtrip I might add), I was lucky enough to get an afternoons boarding in at one of Scotland's six main snow resorts. Granted it was quite what I was used to in terms of ski resorts (not that I have extensive [...]

The Faerie Glen – Where Skye meets Hollywood

By | March 20th, 2013|Scotland|

The Faerie Glen upon entry does seem a sort of magical place.  A simple journey down a dirt track takes you from the western coastline of the Isle of Skye into a land that wouldn't look out of place in a children's fairytale.  A land where mystical creatures dwell and wield supernatural powers.  Such is the look and [...]

Neist Point, The Isle of Skye – Introducing 360 photographs

By | March 13th, 2013|360 Photographs, Scotland|

Neist Point - one of my highlights from an incredible Scottish road trip, and somewhere I just had to blog about.  But first, a little back-story ... One of the best talked I sat in on at WTM was entitled The best bloggers innovations of 2012, and was hosted by some of the big players in the [...]

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Roadtripping Scotland – Real Time Blogging

By | March 1st, 2013|Real Time Blogging, Scotland|

Here starts stage 1 of my quest to see the Northern Lights. By the time you read them I shall probably be coming into land at Inverness airport. Accompanied by a couple of mates and as ever my better half Esther, we'll shortly be picking up our rental car and setting off to see Scotland. [...]

My 2 stage hunt for The Northen Lights

By | November 14th, 2012|Iceland, Scotland|

The Northern Lights are a bucket list cert for most people.  I myself am gearing up for hunting those elusive and yet oh so pretty buggers down this year. You may or may not know that this winter will be your best chance of seeing the norther lights in the next 11 years.  Yep, I [...]

Photo Essay: Edinburgh

By | August 14th, 2011|Scotland, Travel|

For her 30th birthday, I decided to take the girlfriend away for the weekend.  The chosen destination was Edinburgh, Scotland.  Only an hours flight from our native London.  Despite the girlfriend losing her phone we had a great weekend, one of the highlights being a walking tour of the city.  This is our tour in [...]