Isle of Arran, Scotland

A Hostelling Scotland break on the Isle of Arran

It's two years since I shared the joys of a Hostelling Scotland break with you. Back then I waxed lyrical about their Torridon hostel. Now, having just returned from a short stay at Lochranza Youth Hostel on the Isle of Arran, I'm back to heap more praise on them. Hostelling Scotland - the savvy traveller's… Continue reading A Hostelling Scotland break on the Isle of Arran

Aberdeenshire, Angus, Perthshire, Scotland

Munro bagging for beginners

Have you ever been on an aeroplane and gazed out at the marshmallow like clouds, wishing you could bounce on them? Then let me shatter that fluffy illusion. Clouds are cold, damp and claustrophobic.  And what makes me such an expert? Once upon a time I embarked on a Munro bagging voyage of self-discovery and now… Continue reading Munro bagging for beginners