Aberdeenshire, Moray/Speyside, Scotland

Exploring the Moray Firth coast – a short break in Cullen

And just like that March arrived in the blink of an eye. With March came another Scottish road-trip. Using the town of Cullen as a base three wonderful days were spent exploring the Moray Firth coast. And it's off to Cullen we goLeaving a foggy Edinburgh behind, we headed north - the fog followed. Cairn… Continue reading Exploring the Moray Firth coast – a short break in Cullen

Moray/Speyside, Scotland

Dufftown – a weekend in whisky country

February arrived, bringing with it the dreaded lurgy. It struck me first, then floored Mr G the next day. After ten days of flu we had a severe case of sorry-for-self-itis. It felt like months since we'd rambled around Scotland. Craving scenery and fresh air, our trip to Dufftown came just at the right time.… Continue reading Dufftown – a weekend in whisky country

Aberdeenshire, Moray/Speyside, Scotland

A coastal road trip in Moray and Aberdeenshire

It's safe to say I'm going stir crazy waiting for 2018's road trips to get underway. It feels like months since I felt the familiar buzz of excitement I get when we load the car and leave town. This rare quiet spell means I can write some of the blogs I never got round to… Continue reading A coastal road trip in Moray and Aberdeenshire

Moray/Speyside, Scotland

The roar of thunder in Grantown-on-Spey

A few weeks ago we spent a night in Grantown-on-Spey to break up a long journey north (that's how we justified it anyway). We left Edinburgh early, keen to make the most of the day ahead, enjoying some of the many fun things to do in Speyside and beyond.  The forecast was mixed but we… Continue reading The roar of thunder in Grantown-on-Spey

Highlands, Moray/Speyside, Scotland

A wee foray into Moray

Exploring in Mr G territory I'll confess - I've mislead you with the title of this post.  You see Moray doesn't rhyme with foray but I wasn't about to let that get in the way of poetic licence.  It's pronounced Murray as in Andy, anyway I digress.  I've been on the road again with Mr… Continue reading A wee foray into Moray