Inverness Highland Games (Day 19)

Immediately after getting soaked in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, I took a very rocky ferry for 2.5 hours to reach Ullapool in the mainland. I knew I wanted to reach Orkney as soon as possible but because of the way public transport in Scotland works, I'd have to get to Inverness first. It was a … Continue reading Inverness Highland Games (Day 19)

A whisky lovers must visit – Edradour Distillery Scotland

As mentioned in a previous blogpost, we had herladed Edradour Distillery as one of the best tours in Scotland. However it's best feature, it's tasting bar, got even better for me with a trip yesterday. They offer their own expressions from £2.50 per dram upto £15 for 20+ years varieties. What I didn't realise is … Continue reading A whisky lovers must visit – Edradour Distillery Scotland

Day 6: A gentle Scottish walk to remember

Date: 3rd July 2016 Day 6 Destination: By this time, my 1st time camper compatriots were comfortable enough to take a long walk from Newtonmore to Kingussie via a classic Highland trail & a loch. Day 6 Travel Map Costs: £2.50 (taxi split) + £5 (fish & chips) + £6 (tent pitch) = £13.50 ($18) Lessons … Continue reading Day 6: A gentle Scottish walk to remember

Visiting Cairngorms National Park: Newtonmore & Aviemore

Best time to visit: Summer (the Scottish variety) Location: The Cairngorms National park is situated in northern Scotland, just south of Inverness. This post focuses on the west & northwest parts of the park, which are well connected by bus & rail, along the river Spey (the river that lends its name to Speyside whisky). … Continue reading Visiting Cairngorms National Park: Newtonmore & Aviemore

Visiting Perthshire, Scotland – Part 1

Location: Perthshire is the region of central Scotland where the Highlands meet the Lowlands. Due to this reason, the region offers the best of both worlds. Pitlochry is the largest town in this region. This writeup will focus on a couple of places west of Pitlochry but does not include the town itself (read Part … Continue reading Visiting Perthshire, Scotland – Part 1

Best of Scotland in 1 Week

Scotland is a ruggedly beautiful country that attracts tourists from around the world. We provide a sample week long itinerary based mostly on public transit to help you see the best of Scotland.

Rural Scotland

Scotland has a lot of places with rugged beauty & a fair number of them are relatively remote. This is an aggregator blog post for all our rural Scotland writeups. Each writeup contains pictures & details on how to get there by public transit. Click on the map to jump straight to a post / … Continue reading Rural Scotland