Which city is better, Glasgow or Edinburgh?

Glasgow and Edinburgh are two of the best places to visit in Scotland. But which is better to visit, Edinburgh or Glasgow? Whether you choose Glasgow or Edinburgh, you’ll have an incredible experience, but the cities offer two completely different holidays. They might be just an hour apart, but it might as well be aContinue reading “Which city is better, Glasgow or Edinburgh?”

Best winter hikes in Scotland

As November hits, it is easy to look back wistfully on spring and summer. Weren’t all those warm, bright skied hikes amazing? There’s good news, though, and it doesn’t involve waiting until next spring for your next hike.  Winter may be coming, but that is just the start of hiking adventures in Scotland. Some ScottishContinue reading “Best winter hikes in Scotland”

Things to do in Aberdeen City Centre: 6 things to add to your itinerary

By Sharon Wang As a current resident of Aberdeen, I have had the pleasure of exploring this underrated and overlooked city.   The third largest city in Scotland, it is modern and international while maintaining an amazing history. There are two old towns, think quaint cobblestone streets and Gothic buildings- that’s Old Aberdeen. The other isContinue reading “Things to do in Aberdeen City Centre: 6 things to add to your itinerary”

Holidays by ferry in the UK: 7 trips to consider

When you picture exploring the UK, what comes to mind? Most people consider romantic city breaks, a hiking trip in a national park, or perhaps a road trip – usually driving around Scotland. Ferry trips are often overlooked yet can be some of the best adventures that the UK offers. Holidays by ferry can get you toContinue reading “Holidays by ferry in the UK: 7 trips to consider”

Things to see in Aberdeen: Six must-see outdoor attractions

Aberdeen local, Fraser Gill, gives the rundown on the best things to see in Aberdeen…if you love the great outdoors. Aberdeen is known for a lot of things, such as being the oil capital of Europe and having a great football team (in the 80s, I may add), but not so much for the stunningContinue reading “Things to see in Aberdeen: Six must-see outdoor attractions”

Things to do in Inverness: 10 things to add to your itinerary

Planning a trip to Inverness? Fantastic. There are plenty of things to do in Inverness – from visiting important sites in Scottish history, exploring the surrounding nature, and spending time entertained indoors. Since the weather in Inverness can be unpredictable (or predictably cold and overcast, depending on if you are a glass half full personContinue reading “Things to do in Inverness: 10 things to add to your itinerary”

Best road trips in Scotland: 5 routes for you to drive

Scotland is likely your first thought when it comes to UK road trips. Scotland has some of the most remote roads and dramatic scenery across the UK. Whether you make it to John O’ Groats, the Battlefield of Culloden, the Isle of Skye, or even catch a ferry to the Shetland Islands, you can expectContinue reading “Best road trips in Scotland: 5 routes for you to drive”

Things to do in Glasgow: 10 attractions for your itinerary

Much like Derry and Belfast in Northern Ireland, Glasgow is often skipped over in favour of Edinburgh. Both cities are great Scottish destinations, so make sure you don’t make the common mistake! Glasgow is full of culture, oomph, and history. Edinburgh does have a reputation as the safest, more interesting of the cities, but this isn’t a fair judgement. BothContinue reading “Things to do in Glasgow: 10 attractions for your itinerary”

Things to do in Edinburgh: 10 attractions for your itinerary

Edinburgh hardly needs an introduction. It condenses everything that symbolises the best of Scottish culture into an aesthetic, weekend break-sized city. History? Check. Local hiking? Check. Loveable hospitality? Double-check. The question is not if you’ll visit, but things to do in Edinburgh when you do. It can be hard to sift out the excellent fromContinue reading “Things to do in Edinburgh: 10 attractions for your itinerary”

Romantic UK city breaks for couples: 6 cities to visit

Nothing says a heartfelt gesture like a romantic city escape. A short UK break provides a chance for quality time and romance – all without the stress and cost of overseas travel. Whether you’d like a big city feel with plenty of restaurants and entertainment or a distinctive small-city atmosphere, I’ve picked six romantic destinationsContinue reading “Romantic UK city breaks for couples: 6 cities to visit”