The Best Things to Do in Inverness, Scotland & Beyond

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Inverness is worthy of its moniker ‘the Capital of the Highlands’. Its proximity to the Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and the Speyside whisky region makes it the perfect base for exploring some of Scotland’s most popular destinations. Moreover, with its attractive riverside setting, rich history and friendly people, Inverness is a great destination in its […]

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

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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 […]

The Best Day Trip from Fort William to Glencoe (Even Without a Car!)

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Sculpted by an ice-age glacier and studded with deep lochs and soaring mountains, Glencoe is home to some of the most dramatic scenery on the planet. It is a place that you should visit at least once in your life and is an easy day trip from Fort William, the area’s main town, even without […]

Is the Premier Inn the Best Cheap Hotel in Fort William, Scotland?

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Is the Premier Inn the best cheap hotel in Fort William, Scotland? Find out in this Premier Inn Fort William review. Fort William in Lochaber, the self-anointed outdoor capital of the UK, is the starting point of the famous Harry Potter Train and the perfect base from which to explore the magnificent West Highlands of […]