Highlands, Scotland

Five things to do when you Visit Wester Ross

Visit Wester Ross's latest campaign asks “Are you a West Coaster?". The campaign aims to showcase the region through the eyes of the people who live and work there. They hope to encourage visitors to slow down and discover what it means to be a West Coaster. Being on the popular North Coast 500 driving route… Continue reading Five things to do when you Visit Wester Ross

Glasgow, Scotland

A Glasgow city break with Hostelling Scotland

If you've followed this blog for a while, you'll know we're huge fans of Hostelling Scotland. Their accommodation is affordable, clean, comfortable and always slap bang in the middle of Scotland's most scenic locations. To date, our stays with them have been in rural locations or small towns, but that changed recently on a Hostelling Scotland… Continue reading A Glasgow city break with Hostelling Scotland

Highlands, Scotland

Things to do in Dornoch on a winter break

Back in November, we visited Dornoch for the first of two short breaks there. We'd been invited by Visit Dornoch to follow an itinerary of 'Mix and Match' experiences recommended by them. It was a brilliant trip (you can read about it here), so we couldn’t wait to return to discover more fun things to do… Continue reading Things to do in Dornoch on a winter break

Argyll, Scotland

Sea air, scenery and seafood: a winter break in Oban with Hostelling Scotland

Our 2022 travels got off to a flying start then Covid struck, confining me to the house for ten days. Miraculously Mr G dodged the contagious lurgy and a stint of house arrest. By the time my quarantine ended I was stir crazy. Luckily, freedom day coincided with a planned winter break in Oban, where… Continue reading Sea air, scenery and seafood: a winter break in Oban with Hostelling Scotland

Highlands, Scotland

Whitebridge Hotel Loch Ness: a fabulous festive break

I love Christmas but find the run up to it frantic to say the least. There's a festive feast to order, presents to choose for my nearest and dearest, gifts to wrap, the house to decorate, then a rush to finish my 'to do' list before switching my 'out of office' on for two weeks.… Continue reading Whitebridge Hotel Loch Ness: a fabulous festive break