Is the Historic Scotland Explorer Pass worth it? Our review

April 2022 Update – The Historic Scotland Explorer Passes had been paused due to Coronavirus. They seem to be available again now! We visit Scotland all the time and it’s one of our most favourite places to go.  I love exploring the country and even through I grew up there there is so much still … Read more

Ancient sites in Scotland: visit these 8 mysterious historic places

callanish an ancient site in scotland

When thinking about ancient sites in Scotland you’re probably thinking of standing stones on a desolate moorland. It can be that but did you know that there’s actually a lot more to Scotland’s ancient ruins? Scotland is a land full of mystery, history and legend and if you’re exploring Scotland and have an interest I … Read more

Isle of Skye attractions: 11 wonderful things to do and see on the island

bridge and hills on Isle of Skye

Romantic and simply stunning. There aren’t many people who make the trip to see Skye and regret it! If you’re considering making the trip yourself and wondering about what to do and the Isle of Skye attractions on offer then this post is for you. On the west coast of Scotland and easily accessible by … Read more

How to find budget accommodation in UK – cheap options for your England or Scotland vacation

bed in a budget hotel in UK

If you’re coming to the UK on vacation or live here and are planning to tour around the country you might be curious as to what the best options are for your budget and how to find the cheapest accommodation.  There are so many different and affordable accommodation options in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern … Read more

Visiting The Scottish Borders Abbeys – all you need to know

jedburgh abbey

Scotland’s Borders Abbeys are some of the most picturesque ruins I’ve been to and if you’re looking for something to do and see while travelling in Southern Scotland then I highly recommend a trip!  They provided perfect days out for us since we were travelling for the first time with our new dog, Annie, and … Read more