After seeing some incredible photos of the Isle of Skye and hearing dozens of friends wax lyrical about how beautiful it is, we knew we had to visit. The Isle of Skye is definitely a buzz destination at the moment, with scores of people flocking there each year to see what all the fuss is about. And it’s easy to see why. Jaw-dropping, unspoiled landscapes, … Continue reading 30 Photos of the Isle of Skye to Ignite Your Wanderlust
As a lover of travel, I’m forever booking flights to far-flung places and researching the next incredible destinations to visit. But quite often, the remarkable places close to home fly completely under my radar. This was the case with Lundy Island. I’ve lived in the UK all my life, and in Devon for the last six years. But I only learned about Lundy Island four months … Continue reading Lundy Island: England’s Best Kept Secret?
If, like me, you love the great outdoors then the Isle of Skye should definitely be on your list of amazing places to visit. For such a small island, there is so much to do. That is, in addition to just staring in wonder at the amazing scenery. So here is my list of the 8 things you should definitely check out during your trip. … Continue reading 8 Amazing Things to Do on the Isle of Skye, Scotland
Now I can’t say that getting up at 5am is my absolute favourite thing to do in life…unless I am catching a flight or chasing an amazing sunrise! And on this occasion we were doing the latter. We had heard that one of the best places to catch the sunrise on the Isle of Skye is from the top of the Old Man of Storr. … Continue reading The Best Sunrise Spot on the Isle of Skye, Scotland
Ok, so I have a confession to make…this was my first proper trip to Scotland! Unless you count Edinburgh, which I know is Scotland, but what I mean is that this is my first trip to the highlands – real, rugged Scotland. So yes, shock horror…I live in the UK and until now had never managed to make it that far up north! Obviously, this … Continue reading Hiking the Quiraing on the Isle of Skye, Scotland
Sometimes the trips you dread the most are the ones that you end up enjoying the most. When I volunteered to drive the support vehicle for a group of friends who were cycling from London to Paris for charity, I was my usual happy go lucky self. I had little experience driving on the ‘other’ side of the road and driving a much bigger car … Continue reading Cycling from London to Paris for Charity