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Portree Harbour, Isle of Skye

Portree Harbour is surrounded by cliffs which sets a stunning view for anybody looking to take a stroll along the waters edge and wharf. Portree itself is the biggest town on the Isle of Skye and a really quaint place to stop off and spend a few days away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the world. I can also recommend a quick bite at Cafe Arriba […]


Travel Scotland, The Best Small Country In The World

Ever since I applied for my youth mobility visa to live and work in the UK I’d wanted to travel Scotland. I always saw it as this untouched wilderness that bore truth to tales like the Loch Ness monster. Scotland has this allure to it that not many other places in the world do, it’s as if visiting there could whisk me off into another time. It took me over […]


Sligachan River, Isle of Skye

Sligachan River on the Isle of Skye in Scotland is both beautiful and if you believe the tales contains the fountain of youth. The story goes (short version) that if you hold your head under the water for 7 seconds your face will forever stay young and beautiful. Having just splashed the water on my face I can confirm you’ll need some strong will power to keep your face buried […]


Celebrating the New Year at Hogmanay in Edinburgh

Throughout my life I’ve known one thing, New Year’s celebrations very rarely live up to the hype that surrounds them. Parties organised with friends, nights out in the city or special events always seemed to promise the world and deliver on very little, would you agree? At last however I’ve managed to bring in the New Year with a celebration worthy of calling itself a New Year’s Party and that […]


Touring Glasgow

When the offer to go touring Glasgow landed in my inbox I nearly jumped out of my chair at work and gave myself a Hi 5. You see originally I’d intended to split my two year working holiday visa between Scotland and England. Alas plans changed so much that after 18 months abroad this was my first foray into the northern country. Armed with a train ticket provided by Red […]