How to visit Clava Cairns, an ancient site and Outlander location

Clava Cairns ancient site

Scotland just knows how to wow with atmospheric sites, history that goes way back and incredible vistas. This next site in the Highlands will wow you as well! It has become so much more popular due to its connection with the Outlander books and TV series and as such it’s on many people’s Scotland bucket … Read more

Best time to visit Scotland to avoid midges: plus tips on where to go to miss them

cloud of midges in Scotland

If you’re planning a visit to Scotland you might have heard about some small irritating bugs that can make or break a trip here – yes, highland midges (also known as Scottish midges). Perhaps you’re wondering about the best time to visit Scotland to avoid midges and escape the biting? Read on to find out … Read more

How to get from Inverness to Loch Ness: all you need to know

view over loch ness

If you’re wondering how to get from Inverness to Loch Ness, that most iconic of Scottish Lochs, then this post should hopefully help you plan your trip. I always love visiting Loch Ness, it’s got a real mystical quality to it and always feels like quite a brooding place, possibly because of the hills on … Read more