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Ultimate Travel Guide to Isle of Skye

Ultimate Travel Guide to Isle of Skye

The misty hills and mountains of the Isle of Skye are a place that have long been steeped in local legend, and these days, the Scottish Island has become a legendary destination amongst travellers. Found off the northwest coast of Scotland, the Isle of Skye is a place that's as remote as it is beautiful, and the island is known for its spectacular scenery and charming small villages and towns. There's great hiking to be had, excellent road trips, and above all, there are few other islands - even in Scotland - that can match the Isle of Skye for sheer dramatic, ruggedness. To inspire your next adventure, here's our ultimate travel guide to the Isle of Skye. Plan your trip to Scotland Need data for your trip to Scotland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Glasgow

Ultimate Travel Guide to Glasgow

Glasgow is one of the United Kingdom's most up and coming tourist destinations. Scotland's largest city is reinventing itself, after spending decades suffering from a lack of visitors due to its admittedly not unwarranted image as an industrial metropolis. Times have changed though, and the city has become the gateway to west coast Scotland, offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves in Scottish history and culture. It's undoubtedly the grittier neighbour of the more elegant Edinburgh, but Glasgow has held the title of European capital of culture, they hosted the commonwealth Games and with a slew of great museums, restaurants and bars, it's evolved into a top city break destination. To inspire your trip to Scotland, here's our ultimate travel guide to Glasgow. Plan your trip to Scotland Need data for your trip to Scotland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers…
Where to stay in Edinburgh

Where to stay in Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city continues to grow in popularity, drawing tourists from all over the world, making it the second most popular destination in the United Kingdom. Whether you are visiting one of Edinburgh’s famous festivals or coming to explore the rich history, there are many things to do in Edinburgh. To help you decide what area to stay in Edinburgh Scotland, we’ve rounded up some of the most popular neighbourhoods for travellers and the best Edinburgh hotels. The city is relatively compact and has an excellent bus system, plus taxi cabs are plentiful, so no matter where to stay in Edinburgh, you’ll have no trouble getting around town. We will cover off all types of Edinburgh accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Edinburgh hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Edinburgh, the best Edinburgh hotels, best places in Edinburgh to visit, the best places to stay in…
Where to stay in Glasgow

Where to stay in Glasgow

Scotland’s largest city is often overshadowed by the historic capital, Edinburgh, but Glasgow city has a thriving cultural scene that is well worth exploring. This includes the Scottish Opera, the National Theater of Scotland and the Scottish Ballet. There’s also a lively music scene in Glasgow, evidenced by the UNESCO City of Music designation. Glasgow is a very walkable city, with a small underground system, as well as regular train and bus routes for getting around outside of Glasgow city centre. Using the guide below, you can find the best places to stay in Glasgow, Scotland. Don’t miss the chance to visit one of the most “up and coming” cities of the United Kingdom. We will cover off all types of Glasgow accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Glasgow hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Glasgow, the best Glasgow hotels, best places in Glasgow to visit,…
Where to stay on the Isle of Skye

Where to stay on the Isle of Skye 

Scotland’s Isle of Skye is a bucket list destination for many travelers visiting the Scottish Highlands. Although you can visit in a very long day trip from nearby areas, you will really be glad you decided to stay overnight and allow yourself more time to explore. With so many quaint villages scattered across the island, it can be difficult to choose where to stay on Isle of Skye. Fortunately, we’ve rounded up the best places to stay in the Isle of Skye, as well as Isle of Skye accommodation recommendations for every budget and travel style.  We will cover off all types of Isle of Skye accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Isle of Skye hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Isle of Skye, the best Isle of Skye hotels, best places in Isle of Skye to visit, the best places to stay in Isle…
Where to stay in Inverness

Where to stay in Inverness

Along the north coast of Scotland lies the small city of Inverness, best known as the home of Loch Ness and the famous Loch Ness monster. This Scottish Highlands destination on the banks of the River Ness has so much more to offer besides the famous lake, and it’s worth staying a few days to explore all the options. With dozens of hotels in Inverness Scotland, it can be hard to settle on a place to stay that’s in a good location. Fortunately, we’ve written this guide to the best places to stay in Inverness Scotland, with Inverness accommodation recommendations for every type of traveler and every travel budget.  We will cover off all types of Inverness accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Inverness hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Inverness, the best Inverness hotels, best places in Inverness to visit, the best places to…
Isle of Skye & West Highlands - 4 Day tour with Rabbie’s

Isle of Skye & West Highlands – 4 Day tour with Rabbie’s

After my 3 day tour in Ireland with Rabbie’s, I decided to head to Scotland and take a 4 day tour to the Isle of Skye and the West highlands. I absolutely love Rabbies! The guides have the freedom to be able to customize tours, so it pretty much a guarantee that every tour is going to be slightly different. There is also a max of 16 people so its a small group tour, making it easier to get along with your fellow passengers as well as your driver guide.  Not only are the guides super duper friendly (and funny!), they will make sure to ask all of the passengers of the tour what they want to see and then they will try their best to show them as well as showing off the best of the area they are in. The guides pride themselves on trying to take you…
48 hours in Edinburgh - 2 Day Itinerary

48 hours in Edinburgh – 2 Day Itinerary

Edinburgh is Scotland’s bustling, vibrant capital that is known as the city of festivals, playing host to annual arts, literature and theatre events that draw thousands of visitors to its streets every year, the most famous of which is known as a the Fringe festival. Aside from its thriving arts scene which is a draw for culture lovers, it’s fascinating medieval and Georgian buildings and a history of clans and battles would satisfy history lovers, whilst the mouth-watering cuisine will be sure to tempt epicureans. Scotland is the ideal short city break destination and 48 hours will give you a taste of the wealth of what Scotland has to offer and entice you to return for more! In this lightning guide to Edinburgh in 48 hours, you’ll discover the very best places to explore, eat and immerse yourself in. This guide is perfect for those who only have 48 Hours…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Edinburgh

Ultimate Travel Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is Scotland's charming, medieval capital city, and one of the most fascinating destinations within the entire United Kingdom. Though not as large as Glasgow, Edinburgh has a lot to offer visitors. With the Gothic Old Town, sweeping natural landscapes, and the largest annual arts festival in the world, the city has something for every traveller. UNESCO-listed architecture and hiking spots aside, Edinburgh also has a thriving nightlife scene to ensure a fun and memorable time. Whether you’re currently planning a trip to Edinburgh or simply wondering about the city’s attractions, this ultimate travel guide is here to help. Here you will learn all about the best of Edinburgh, from places to see, things to do, foods to eat, and hotels to stay at. Follow along this Edinburgh, Scotland travel guide to get an idea of what your upcoming trip could be like. This ultimate travel guide to Edinburgh will…
Luxury Travel Guide to Edinburgh

Luxury Travel Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland. Immerse yourself in dramatic and moody landscapes made up of volcanic  peaks, rolling hills and the temperamental Atlantic sea. Explore the immaculately-preserved UNESCO Heritage Old Town, nearby magnificent castles and historic architecture and cobbled streets you can lose yourself in. Edinburgh is a cultural hub, known for its thriving arts, music and literary scene. It  holds the well-deserved title of UNESCO city of literature, being the birthplace of countless famous historic and modern writers and poets as well as hosting annual world-famous literature, arts and music festivals. Edinburgh is a fascinating and beautiful destination with something to offer for everyone including nature lovers, foodies, history buffs and culture lovers. The city hosts a mixture of classic and medieval architecture, cobbled streets, numerous alleyways which lead to hidden gems whose allure will keep you wandering the streets for hours.  There is no question as to why Edinburgh is one…