Oh, Scotland, My Love! A Love Letter to the Scottish Highlands, Mostly in Photos

Oh, Scotland, My Love! A love letter to the Highlands, mostly in photos.

I can’t remember when exactly I fell in love with Scotland. I know that for about two decades it’s been always somewhere on my mind. I’ve read books by Stevenson and got interested in Scottish history. Nothing too deep, just a bit here, a bit there. Scotland seemed a somewhat magical place that I didn’t even […]

Solo on Skye: from Sligachan to Broadford & the End of an Epic Trip

Solo on Skye: Hiking the southern part of the magnificent Skye Trail takes you from Sligachan to Broadford, offering challenges and awesome views.

Beyond the Trotternish Ridge Hiking the southern part of the Skye Trail, from Sligachan to Broadford, takes you again trough magnificent landscapes of mountains, lochs, burns and moors. My stormy and kind of scary at times solo adventure over the Trotternish Ridge did not put me off hiking the Skye Trail. As much as the Isle […]

Solo on Skye: How to Hike The Old Man of Storr and Enjoy Breath-Taking Views of Skye

The Old Man of Storr is the most iconic rock formation around the rocky hill of Storr. Well worth the steep climb for stunning views!

The Old Man of Storr is one of the most famous and iconic rock pinnacles on the Isle of Skye. It quite deserves its fame – among other rock formations around the Storr – it creates a stunning image. Climbing to the Old Man of Storr light When I visited the Isle of Skye, my plan […]

Solo on Skye: Surviving the Trotternish Ridge on Isle of Skye

It started all nice… the way all disaster stories do. When I left the lovely Flodigarry hostel’s campsite in the morning on a gloomy August day I had no way of predicting that the next 48h would be the toughest of my whole stay in Scotland. My plan was to hike as much as possible […]

Solo on Skye: Enjoying the Island of Skye Highland Games (even in pouring rain)!

Highland Games that I almost missed Who would come to Scotland and miss such an opportunity as seeing Highland Games? Well, I almost did 😉 When I went there last summer I wasn’t planning on attending one, as I simply didn’t know much about them. I thought I would just hike the whole time. When […]

Solo on Skye: Rubha Hunish – The Magnificent North of the Isle of Skye

The gorgeous Isle of Skye From the very beginning of my planning, hiking on the Isle of Skye was a given. I saw hundreds of photos and I just had to see with my own eyes to believe such a place could exist in reality. My original plan was to trek through the whole length of […]