Drone on Beach
Drones are increasingly popular at home, and can be fantastic to use on holiday to take fun photos and videos. But what are the rules around taking drones abroad on planes? By James McKean When travelling the world, owning a drone is a sure-fire way of getting the most out of your experience- whether you’re a travel blogger or not. Why...
Scotland is famous around the world for the Loch Ness Monster. Whilst Nessie is rarely seen, Scotland's killer whales are frequently sighted, and surprisingly close to shore. Where is the best place in Scotland to see these majestic animals? By Angus Wright Scotland is known for its wide variety of wildlife throughout the country and its surrounding waters. While dolphins and...
Fun things to do in Reykjavik
Iceland is becoming one of the best places to visit for a city break for many travellers. Despite the population of the city being smaller than Blackpool, it does not feel like a small English town. This is the capital city of Iceland, it is full of entertainment, history, and culture. So, what fun things are there to do...
Gap years have become a staple of the lives of young people in the recent past, but a variety of factors are threatening the future of this rite of passage. By Elis Williams In the past fifty years, travelling long distances to exotic destinations has gone from a privilege reserved for the elites to an activity for the masses. With this freedom,...
Doune Castle
Stirlingshire’s Doune Castle is the best-preserved medieval stronghold you are likely to find in the whole of Scotland; from its formidable 12-metre high curtain wall, to its imposing main tower. So well preserved, in fact, that it has been predominantly used as a filming location in many major films and TV shows, from comedy classics like Monty Python and...
Scotland was once again lit up this weekend by a fantastical display of the Aurora Borealis. Chances of seeing the Northern Lights are not guaranteed but you can increase your odds by visiting these places in Scotland at a certain time of year. By Angus Wright There are many natural attractions to Scotland which draw thousands of tourists into the country...
Autumn Edinburgh Castle
Think of Autumn and fall colours and the glorious foliage of New England's woods and forests probably come to mind. But there is an equally stunning experience awaiting tourists right here in Scotland. By Phil Taylor When people discuss their favourite seasons to travel you usually get the answer - summer and winter, due to the traditional summer holidays and Christmas...
It looms over the Scottish countryside. What is the story behind this huge pyramid standing majestically in the middle of the Aberdeenshire countryside? By Angus Wright Scotland is the last place you think of when someone mentions pyramids. These impressive structures normally conjure pictures of monoliths in the Egyptian desert or the Mexican jungle. But tucked away in the woods of...
Helsinki, Finland, is famed for its architecture, its exceptional living standards, its heavy metal scene, and, of course, for being a particularly boring tourist destination. For all the city’s merits, does Helsinki really deserve its reputation as one of the least popular places to visit in Europe? By James McKean Helsinki is the capital and most highly populated city of Finland,...
Shell-lovers from all over the world make pilgrimages to Sanibel Island, which is considered one of the best shelling spots in the world. Sanibel’s beaches, protected by a broad underwater shelf perfect for gently receiving deliveries from shell-laden currents, are carpeted with tiny, perfect pastel coquinas and false angel wings. Collecting them has become a favourite pastime for many...