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    Highlands,  Hikes & Walks,  Itineraries,  Lakes,  Mountains,  Scotland,  West Highland Line

    11 Things To Do In Corrour & Loch Ossian

    If you’re taking a trip on the West Highland Line, I highly recommend a stop at Corrour and Loch Ossian. This incredibly unique and remote place is a real hidden gem. Located in the Scottish Highlands, Corrour is the highest railway station in Britain and the area is only accessible by train. Close by is the beautiful Loch Ossian surrounded by stunning mountains. Here are 11 ideas of things to do in Corrour and Loch Ossian. Fit these into your itinerary and you’ll have the best time in the remote Scottish wilderness! 1. Hike The Trainspotting Mountain – Leum Uilleim Leum Uilleim is a 909m high Corbett situated about 3km…

  • Getting Around,  Isle Of Arran,  Scotland

    How To Get To The Isle Of Arran From Edinburgh

    In this post you’ll find out how to get to the Isle of Arran from Edinburgh. I will share my experience of booking ferry tickets to Brodick on the Isle of Arran and travelling to the ferry port in Ardrossan from Edinburgh. Plus what it is really like to travel by Calmac Ferries and what it is like taking my car on a ferry for the first time ever! Traveling To The Isle Of Arran From Edinburgh Where Is The Isle Of Arran? The Isle of Arran is located in the south west of Scotland. It is a small island in the Firth of Clyde. It is one of the…

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    Edinburgh,  Getting Around,  Scotland

    Taking Just Eat Cycles For A Spin – An Honest Review Of The Edinburgh Bike Hire Scheme

    Transport for Edinburgh recently launched a new city cycle scheme sponsored by food delivery website Just Eat. The programme has been live since September 2018, and although has run into difficulties and criticism, promises to make bike rental easier and cycling a go-to mode of transport for the residents and visitors to the beautiful city of Edinburgh. Myself and Fiachra had some free time during the January New Years Holidays and, willing to try new things, decided to give Just Eat Cycles a go. Here’s a review of our experience! Summary: Overall rating 6/10 Good for small and quick journeys across the city center and suburbs. Affordable and inexpensive bike rental. Must have…

  • Getting Around,  Health & Wellness

    12 Ways To Make Your Travel Time More Fun & Productive

    Rather than complaining about the queues, getting road rage, wasting time on your social medium of choice with the never ending scroll, there are so many ways to make your commute much more enjoyable and productive. Whether by bus, train, car, plane, bike, boat or foot, however you travel, why not use the time wisely? Here are my top 12 tips for utilising your commute: 1. Read At the start of 2017, I set myself the challenge to read a book a month, so by the end of the year I’ll have read at least 12, if not more, books. Before this challenge I usually read on the bus anyway,…