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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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12 Reasons to put Icelands M1 On Your Bucket List

12 Reasons to put Icelands M1 On Your Bucket List

  For such a small and isolated landmass Iceland packs a massive punch for anyone paying it a visit. The M1 is Iceland’s prominent ring-road…

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Drift Between Two Continental Plates: Diving Silfra

Drift Between Two Continental Plates: Diving Silfra

 Scuba diving Silfra could be Iceland’s best kept secret, the only place in the world where you can scuba between two continental plates. DIVE.IS took…

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My Tribute to Venice: Sights I Can’t Describe

My Tribute to Venice: Sights I Can’t Describe

“What’s your favourite part of Venice?”     It is a question I was asked several times while in the city and on many occasions…

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SNOWdonia: UK’s Winter Wonderland

SNOWdonia: UK’s Winter Wonderland

Living up to its name, Snowdonia swept us up in a blizzard on the day we arrived. Dressed only in her ripped jeans Prue was…

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