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Finding Music, Eye-balls and Harry Potter in Edinburgh

Finding Music, Eye-balls and Harry Potter in Edinburgh

Before I had even arrived in England and long before we planned our Ultimate British Road Trip, Edinburgh was a pin prick on the map. In…

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Road Tripping the Trossachs National Park

Road Tripping the Trossachs National Park

It was a tough call to make, with only few days left of our month roaming Scotland where would we go? Not wanting to spread…

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Life in Peebles and Road Tripping the Scottish Borders

Life in Peebles and Road Tripping the Scottish Borders

Peebles was another place we had never heard of before house sitting, all we knew is that the house we were to look after was…

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Hiking the Quiraing Circuit on the Isle of Skye

Hiking the Quiraing Circuit on the Isle of Skye

Our time on Skye didn’t end with hiking the Storr, we had a lot more ground to cover and next up was hiking the Quiraing…

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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 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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How Did I End Up Here? – A Sailors Mourning

How Did I End Up Here? – A Sailors Mourning

  . This short travel piece ‘How Did I End Up Here?’ is an excerpt from my sailing diary in 2010 somewhere in the Solomon…

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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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