Caledonian Sleeper First Class Review: Is the Club Room Worth It?

blue exterior of carriage of train considered in caledonian sleeper first class review

Sleeper trains are more than just a practical way of covering a large distance in one overnight journey. They are laden with the promise of excitement and adventure, evoking a golden age of rail travel romanticised by Agatha Christie. Minus the murders, that is.   A UK staycation gave me the chance to try out […]

Best Things to Do in Fort William & Beyond: 3-Day Itinerary (Without a Car)

panoramic view of fort william with loch and mountains

Discover the very best things to do in Fort William and beyond with this 3-day itinerary. Formed by volcanoes and sculpted by glaciers, the Highlands are quintessential Scotland. Covering an area close to 10,000 square miles, featuring soaring mountains, vast forests and dramatic glens, and pepper-potted with crystal-clear lochs, this is home to some of […]

Riding the Magical Harry Potter Train in Scotland (The Jacobite Steam Train)

the jacobite steam train going over a curved viaduct known as the harry potter bridge

For what time did you order sunshine? This was one of the trickier questions put to the attendant on The Jacobite steam train, also known as the Harry Potter Train (or Hogwarts Express). By way of a response, she merely smiled and continued her journey through the train carriage, her trolley laden with the inevitable […]