Glasgow was the last stop on my first (solo) trip to Scotland: from Edinburgh and Stirling, I travelled to Inverness, Loch Ness, and from there to Eilean Donan Castle. I visited the Isle of Skye and via Fort William and Loch Lomond, I ended up in Glasgow. I didn’t know a lot about Glasgow, so started my time in Glasgow by wandering around, vaguely knowing where I wanted to go.Continue Reading "Exploring Scotland Solo: Glasgow"
After visiting the Isle of Skye, I continued my first trip to Scotland by going to Mallaig and Fort William. After hesitating whether to head for Oban and skip Fort William or stay in Fort William one day longer and then heading to Loch Lomond by bus, I picked the latter. I would have had (too) little time for Oban. Moreover, some ’empty days’ in which you have not planned much, but in which you can just explore the area are great as well when travelling. I recently picked up the phrase slow travel, I guess I’ve applied the concept without knowing about it!Continue Reading "Exploring Scotland Solo: Mallaig, Fort William, and Loch Lomond"
During my first trip to Scotland I had to visit the Isle of Skye. After visiting Edinburgh, Inverness and the Eilean Donan Castle, I discovered the Trotternish peninsula (the northern part of Skye) on my first two days on Skye, which offers a variety of things to. The other two days I had planned to visit other parts of the island.Continue Reading "Exploring Scotland Solo: Isle of Skye Part II"
It may not be very original, but for my first trip to Scotland, I definitely wanted to spend a few days on the Isle of Skye. In earlier blogposts I talked about my time in Edinburgh and Stirling, and in Inverness and the Eilean Donan Castle, but to be fair, Skye was the highlight of my trip. I took way to many pictures, especially on the first day. Initially, I had planned to cover all my days on Skye in one blogpost, but there was just too much to talk about. In the end, I have decided to split everything into two posts.Continue Reading "Exploring Scotland Solo: Isle of Skye Part I"
After spending my first three days in Edinburgh and Stirling, I continued my first trip to Scotland up north to the Highlands. In this blogpost, I will tell you everything about Inverness, Loch Ness (spoiler: I didn’t see Nessie) and the Eilean Donan Castle.Continue Reading "Exploring Scotland Solo: Inverness, Loch Ness, and Eilean Donan Castle"
In an earlier blogpost, I gave you a quick outline of my trip to Scotland last summer. Today, I will go into more detail and tell you all about my first three days in Scotland, in which I explored Edinburgh, Stirling and Doune Castle!Continue Reading "Exploring Scotland Solo: Edinburgh, Stirling, and Doune Castle"
Last summer, I hopped on a plane to Edinburgh and began my two-week trip around Scotland. In this post, I will mainly be talking about the way in which I travelled and my itinerary. In other blogposts, I will elaborately talk about everything I have done and seen, and I will link these posts down below when I have published them!Continue Reading "First time solo travel in Scotland: my itinerary"