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27 hours in Edinburgh

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 17 Sep 2020 | By swathi | Views [373]

Day 1   The Avanti West Coast zoomed from Euston to Edinburgh Waverly, every tilt synonymous with a turn in my stomach. Sydney, my friend from UEA and I were going on our second trip; the first being Budapest in 2017. The 5.5 hour-long train ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh, haggis, hike, scotland, volcano, whiskey

Old Friends and New

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 6 Apr 2018 | By shire_girl | Views [460]

Since I'd been forced to take the early bus from the Isle of Arran (7 am) due to the road work I arrived in Glasgow about 4 hours before my bus was scheduled to head north. Hopefully I approached the ticket counter and asked if I could swap my mid afternoon ... Read more >

Tags: celtic music, drumnadrochit, glasgow, hiking, plodda falls, scotland, tenement house

The Land of the Scots

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 3 Aug 2016 | By bcpckngbrtns | Views [461]

Arriving in Glasgow went well. Because we flew from London we didn't have to deal with customs which was great. Everyone we encountered was incredibly friendly and helpful. Caught the express bus into town and hopped right on the hop on hop off bus. ... Read more >

Tags: bcpckngbrtns, bcpckngbrtns2016, europe 2016, european adventure, scotland

England and Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 28 Apr 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [385]

It was a bit of a shock to arrive into the cold rain of London after two months of balmy weather in Africa, and I had to dig into the bottom of my backpack for the down jacket. Despite the chill, it was still nice to enter the bustling heart of the city.... Read more >

Tags: cotswold, london, scotland

A Highland Fling

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 3 Jun 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [455]

I’ll admit I wasn’t really in the mood for Scotland. To say the least, school here has stressed me out and by the time it came to the end of term, spending a week curled up in my doona was sounding pretty attractive. Despite my initial lack ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh, glasgow, haggis, inverness, isle of skye, loch ness, oban, scotland

Drinks from the teacher

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 23 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [487]

A little afterword. As mentioned, I returned to Edinburgh today.  you may recall that last Sunday I went on a Pub Crawl, and had a great time, (which I Felt the next day). I also mentioned that on the  Pub Crawl, you are given a bracelet that ... Read more >

Tags: drinking, scotland

Hostel #3-2 dinners same resturants

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 22 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [443]

Stayed at another hostel  last night-but this almost doesn't count because although I had a room for 4, I Was the only one in it. So I am leaving all my stuff right in the open! Oh, and had two dinners at the same resturant-how did this happen? ... Read more >

Tags: hostel, scotland, skye

Hostel #2

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 21 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [1256] | Comments [2]

Well-for this part of the trip, which is the 3 day tour, I took the cheap route again and am staying in a hostel. It is a very different experience this time, though. I only have 3 roomates.  I should start off by saying the hostel looks like a ... Read more >

Tags: hostile, scotland

Loch Ness

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 21 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [447]

Yesterday,  I checked out of the Britannia and started my 3 day tour of Loch Ness and Skye-I don't know what skye is of course.  The guide is a very nice, enthusiastic man.  Of all the countries and tour guides  I have heard in ... Read more >

Tags: cows, loch ness, scotland

A delight for the senses.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 21 Mar 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [845]

Scotland has so thoroughly pampered my senses that writing about it soon after leaving, I feel like I should be relaxing with a cigarette and praying the neighbours were asleep. 'Touch' is probably the only sensation that hasn't been lured into loving ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh, highlands, music, scotland, tours, whisky


UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By harrisonjj | Views [512]

Connecting with the Highlands of Scotland   Having been back home for a couple of days now, and finally managed to dry all my kit, I've had some time to reflect and get round to setting pen to paper, or rather fingers to keyboard.  ... Read more >

Tags: highlands, photography, scotland, trekking


UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By harrisonjj | Views [389]

For me the planning stage of a trip is almost as great as the trip itself.  Trawling over maps with a highlighter and permi pen, making kit lists, then making more kit lists without all the stuff you don't really need etc etc.   Scotland ... Read more >

Tags: scotland, trekking, west highland way

The man who went up a hill and came down a...hill

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 3 Jun 2014 | By madocflynn | Views [337]

Sunday 1st June 2014 Today was the result of one of my impulse decisions, a process that always seems to bear fruit. Late last night while pontificating about the need to "get some good healthy air in my lungs", while gulping down copious beers ... Read more >

Tags: arthurs seat, scotland, the big lebowski bar

Dreaming the Skye Bridge

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 3 Jun 2014 | By adriontheroad | Views [420]

One day I woke up from a dream where I was on the Skye bridge. The last time I was in Scotland, about 20 years ago, there was no bridge and one had to cross from Kyle of Lochalsh to Kyleakin with the ferry. I thought it would be a good idea to ... Read more >

Tags: inspiring, on the road, scotland, solo trip

Life. Panic. Breathe. Panic. Laughter

GERMANY | Sun, 25 May 2014 | By hetahannaloviisa | Views [476]

I finally finished all my uni work two weeks ago. The following two weeks involved a lot of cleaning, TV and reading. I watched films. GOOD films. I did nothing. Nothing is something that does not come naturally to me. I am constantly planning. I have ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, city, finland, germany, helsinki, nature, nessie, on the road, oulu, scotland

Photos: Around Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By hetahannaloviisa | Flickr Photo Gallery

I have spent my past 4 years in Aberdeen, Scotland doing university studies. During that time I have travelled here and there.
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Tags: animals, beautiful, castles, cows, landscape, scotland, seagulls, travelling, uk

Settling Back In

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By frenchflower24 | Views [559]

The weather has been fantastic ever since I arrived - the day I flew in it was 23 degrees, Wednesday was about the same, and today was cooler (probably about 20), but still sunny and pleasant. Susan got badly burnt sitting outside on Wednesday, and I ... Read more >

Tags: kinross, scotland

Cycling in Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 23 Feb 2012 | By cycle | Views [634]

Cycling in Scotland is a cost effective, greener, more enjoyable method of transport. There are many cycle routes taking you though many different types of terrain from easy for the beginner to very difficult for the more experienced cyclist. Some of ... Read more >

Tags: bicycle, culture, cycle, mountain, people, road, scenery, scotland, travel

Day 1 in Edinburgh

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 16 Jan 2012 | By frenchflower24 | Views [509]

So I spent my first full day in Scotland with Susan, her Mum Rena, and the gorgeous Olivia (Susan's Grand daughter - aged 1 1/2). We spent most of the day at home playing with Olivia, who was a bit shy at first but warmed up to me soon enough(although ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh, kinross, scotland

An Afternoon in Edinburgh

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 7 Jun 2011 | By libby-k8 | Views [1662] | Comments [2]

Before flying out, I decided I needed to spend an afternoon checking out this cool city.  As it turned out, I should really have got up earlier and got an earlier bus (damn 2-hour journey).  Didn't have a lot of time, but I did get to: Listen to busking ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh, kopparberg cider, royal mile, scotland

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