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The Perfect 2-Day Glencoe Road Trip

The ultimate Glencoe road trip! Glen Coe is arguably one of the most beautiful and dramatic glens in Scotland, It’s little wonder that it’s such a popular tourist location; driving through the glen is a breathtakingly bizarre feeling as if you’ve descended into another world. Our 2-day Glencoe road trip has got to be one …

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The perfect weekend in Canvastown, New Zealand

In December 2020, the Haggis and I caught the ferry to the South Island and spent two days exploring the north region of Marlborough. We road tripped around the dramatic coastline, went on a short hike to see the best views of Mahau Sound, and spent a night in the most blissful bothy on the banks of the Wakamarina River.

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Places To Visit in Scotland For Bird Lovers

It wasn’t until I moved to Scotland that I became interested in bird watching or ‘birding’. I love hiking in Scotland, and so it’s only natural that I became curious about the wildlife around me. Because I’m from New Zealand, the birds of Scotland seemed so foreign to me, and I developed a desire to …

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20 Secret Places in Scotland Off The Beaten Path

If you’re looking for places to visit in Scotland off the beaten path, you’re about to discover some of the best hidden gems that no one knows about. I’ve been living in Scotland for two years now and I feel it is my duty to encourage travellers to get off the tourist track that has …

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Into The Wild: A Girls Hiking Weekend at Loch Ossian Youth Hostel

When my friend Kathi from Watch Me See suggested we head away for a girls hiking weekend, I jumped at the opportunity. We both needed a break from our busy lives in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and so we headed north to the Scottish Highlands. Our chosen destination was the remote Loch Ossian on the northeastern edge …

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