Posts for trips and tours

The Ghost of Edinburgh’s Past

Monday 20th Jan 2014

There are streets and alleyways in Edinburgh that no longer echo with footsteps; where broken pieces of wood snapped from holes in the walls are the only indication that traders once set up stalls.  A place that was once overground now shut away from the open skies, entombed below buildings. Mary King’s Close was just […]

In the Holiday Spirit: A Speyside Whisky Walk

Friday 6th Dec 2013

‘I don’t suppose you usually have people more interested in photographing a dram than tasting it’, I joked with Michelle Myron of Speyside Tours.  It was an evening in mid-October and I was on the Dufftown Distilleries Walk, trying to juggle a whisky tasting glass, a camera and a notebook without looking totally out of place. […]

Interview with Skyak Adventures

Monday 30th Sep 2013

For a different perspective on the beautiful island of Skye, why not take to the seas?  We spoke to Gordon Brown of Skyak Adventures to find out more about his highlights of Skye and why the waters around the island are so special. How long have you been running sea kayaking expeditions around Skye? I’ve […]

Walks and Wildlife: Outdoor Adventures on Arran

Tuesday 9th Jul 2013

The spectacularly scenic Isle of Arran is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, with rugged mountains, rolling lowlands and miles of beautiful coastline.   As part of this month’s focus on Ayrshire and Arran, we interviewed Lucy Wallace of Arran Wild Walks to find out a bit more about walking and wildlife watching on the island, and her tips for […]