7 Underrated Scottish Islands You Need to Visit Before Everyone Else Does

telephone box in a remote part of Shetland

Scotland has more than its fair share of islands to visit but if you’ve ever been to Skye on a particularly busy August weekend like I did the first time I went, you’ll know that the remote Scottish ideal isn’t quite the reality for everyone! But don’t fear because if you’re hoping for some remote … Read more

Scottish Ferries – all you need to know about using them to travel around Scotland

If you’re planning to get off the beaten track in Scotland, or even just visiting some of the well loved islands, then it’s likely that you’ll find yourself on a ferry at some point. With all the Scottish islands it’s normally the only way to get to them! The Isle of Skye can be reached … Read more

Mull campsites for motorhomes and campervans – where to stop in 2023

mull campsites motorhomes

The Isle of Mull draws you in with its promises of wildlife spotting, amazing night skies and walks throughout the island. So, as you can imagine, anyone staying and keeping a connection to the outdoors, like motorhomers and campervannners will love it! There’s a lot to do on Mull and we thoroughly enjoyed our time … Read more

10 days in London and Scotland: a full itinerary

St Pauls cathedral in London and Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh

Can you think of a better contrast than the bright lights of London’s city centre and the remote countryside of Scotland? It’s amazing to think that these two different landscapes exist and can be so easily combined. I’ve explored London and Scotland countless times over the past 20+ years and have used my experience with … Read more

Small Isles Ferry: How to get to the islands of Eigg, Rum, Canna and Muck

aerial view of Mallaig with Small Isles Ferry

The Small Isles on the west coast of Scotland are a relatively off beat set of islands that each offer something different to each traveller. Eigg, Rum, Canna and Muck are small but surprising destinations but I’m not writing about these Scottish Islands on this post but rather looking to help you get there on … Read more