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A Road Trip in the Isle of Skye

A Road Trip in the Isle of Skye

With a four day gap between house sits there was only one place on my mind, I needed us to take a road trip in the Isle…

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Hiking The Storr on the Isle of Skye

Hiking The Storr on the Isle of Skye

With only 4 days on the Isle of Skye it was tough to narrow down which trails we wanted to spend our time on but…

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Highlights of the North Coast 500

Highlights of the North Coast 500

It couldn’t be an Ultimate British Road Trip without incorporating Scotland’s own answer to Route 66. This 500mile loop skirting around Scotland’s northern tip was…

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A Road Trip in Assynt, Scotland’s Far North

A Road Trip in Assynt, Scotland’s Far North

  We had signed up to this adventurous house sit before any of the others and it was only when we began to fill in…

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Hiking Stac Pollaidh in the Scottish Highlands

Hiking Stac Pollaidh in the Scottish Highlands

. Hiking Stac Pollaidh was the best thing we did in our week in Assynt and if you are ever passing by and you’ve got…

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A Road Trip in Kent

A Road Trip in Kent

Taking a Road Trip in Kent was a passageway into a new kind of life for us; it was the first time we’d embarked in professional house sitting and…

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Top 10 Hikes in the Canadian Rockies

Top 10 Hikes in the Canadian Rockies

  A ‘ top 10 Hikes in the Canadian Rockies ’  list is not a new idea, I read hundreds of them before visiting the…

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What it Takes to Herd the Bison

What it Takes to Herd the Bison

  “What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of the buffalo in the wintertime. It…

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A Mammoth Encounter with Tonga’s Whales

A Mammoth Encounter with Tonga’s Whales

  “Go on. Now” our skipper commands, “And good luck.” As directed, we ease ourselves into the water without making a splash because even our tiny frantic…

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Swimming With Whales in Tonga: A Complete Guide

Swimming With Whales in Tonga: A Complete Guide

  Why is is swimming with whales in Tonga so popular? Not only is Tonga one of the only countries in the world that allows…

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