Category Archive: Scotland

Live from… Scotland: Travelling through the West Highlands

As I’m writing this I’m sitting in the lounge of my hostel for the night, overlooking the harbour of Mallaig – a small coastal town in the West Highlands of Scotland. Mallaig is… Continue reading

Naturally Edinburgh: 5 gorgeous green spots in the Scottish capital

Edinburgh isn’t just cobblestoned streets and whisky-pouring pubs. The Scottish capital is greener than most and offers some excellent spots where you can disconnect from busy streets and enjoy a walk with a… Continue reading

8 European cities I can’t wait to revisit – and why

Discovering and exploring a new city is one of my favourite things in the world. To step out of the train station or the airport, ready to get to know my way around… Continue reading

Fabulous features in Falkirk

If I say Scotland you will naturally first think of the magical highlands, the mystery of Loch Ness and its historic capital Edinburgh. But unlike Loch Ness (without offending any locals), lesser known… Continue reading

Photo Feature: Street art in Glasgow

When travelling in Scotland no one should miss the beauty of Edinburgh, which is personally one of my favourite cities in Europe. And while staying there several people told me I would probably… Continue reading

5 unique experiences while travelling around the UK

When travelling outside the ordinary touristy frames, it’s possible to get some extraordinary, quirky and memorable experiences. The last three months of touring the UK has given me plenty of these, and here… Continue reading

The 5 most amazing views I’ve had this year

‘Room with a view’ is one of my favourite songs by the popular Danish singer/songwriter Tina Dickow – and a great view is always high on my list whenever I visit a new place. But… Continue reading

3 great buskers from the streets of Edinburgh

During my recent trip to Scotland, I had the pleasure of calling Edinburgh my home for a couple of weeks, and with plenty of time to walk the streets of this proud capital, I got… Continue reading

Travel tales: How I became a part of a chainsaw-juggling street show

“Hey, you with the camera!” screams a man holding a shiny machete. From this moment I know I’m in trouble. But luckily this isn’t a mugging attempt in one of those Edinburgh backstreets that… Continue reading

Scotland’s touristy treat: Deepfried Mars bar

“Can I have a deepfried Mars bar, please?” This is the most awkward order I ever had to make, but sometimes you have to sacrifice in the name of travel blogging – or due… Continue reading