As we know Scotland is one awesome country. A country full of adventure, comfort and amazing views all wrapped up into one perfect package. So why would you not find some of the most amazing pubs in this country? We are going to look at the most quirky and remote pub in Scotland, so if you want an escapade...
Backpacking over 40
Backpacking at 40, 50 and beyond doesn't necessarily mean staying in hostels and surviving on $10 a day. Though it can do if you want it to! However, for a new breed of 'flashpackers' in their 40s and beyond, financial freedom means they can add a few luxuries to their trip. By Bev Cleary They used to say that life ‘begins...
Over The Hump
We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here! Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :   Did US special forces really shoot dead a 12 foot tall giant in Afghanistan? What is the truth behind the report and how does the story fit into the age-old narrative of soldiers,...
Did US special forces really shoot dead a 12 foot tall giant in Afghanistan? What is the truth behind the report and how does the story fit into the age-old narrative of soldiers, knights and heroes battling with and vanquishing giants? By Angus Wright Throughout history, tales have been passed down of men fighting monsters. These tales are generally loosely based...
Gwrych Castle I’m a Celebrity
Gwrych Castle in Abergele has been confirmed as the host location of ‘I’m a Celebrity, Get me out of here’. What is the history of the castle and where is it located? What features make it a good location for the show? By Angus Wright 2020 has been turned upside down by the global pandemic situation. Offices are empty with people...
Over The Hump
We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here! Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :   Four and a half weeks of endless exertion, nearly 300 mountaintops scaled, and finished with 48 hours of non-stop running – Donnie Campbell astounded runners everywhere by shattering the Munro running record by...
Tyndrum
Four and a half weeks of endless exertion, nearly 300 mountaintops scaled, and finished with 48 hours of non-stop running - Donnie Campbell astounded runners everywhere by shattering the Munro running record by over a week. By Andrew Cook While Skye may be famously known for men called Donald wearing kilts instead of trousers, Skye-born Donnie Campbell has given the Isle...
Slug jar
Slugs are the bane of many gardener's existence. You do not have to let them them take over your beloved garden, however. There is a variety of techniques available, including lures and traps as well as using natural predators to rid you of slugs; if used consistently you'll be slug-free in no time! By Bev Cleary There’s a well-known joke about...
199 steps Whitby
The Yorkshire town was recently named the second best travel destination in the world by Condé Nast. What makes the seaside town so popular and why should you visit Whitby? By Phil Taylor Where is Whitby? Well it is in Yorkshire. North Yorkshire to be specific. It overlooks the North Sea on the east side of England and is situated in between...
Over The Hump
We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here! Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :   The Nazis had a well-deserved reputation for brutality but one officer Hanns Scharff seems to have taken the opposite approach to interrogations – baking for Pows and inviting them to go on country...