Why you should visit St Kilda

St Kilda, as far as we know, never existed. The name is likely to have come…

History in the Outer Hebrides

As you may know, the Outer Hebrides have been inhabited for several thousand years. My limited…

A Guide to Transport in the Outer Hebrides

Transport in the Outer Hebrides is probably easier than you might imagine. It’s certainly more interesting.…

Landscape of the Outer Hebrides

When you look on a map, the Outer Hebrides look pretty remote and uninteresting, and you…

Outer Hebrides Overview

I visited the Outer Hebrides in July 2019. It came off the back of my trek…

Podcast #023: Travel in Scotland

Welcome to Episode 23 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. Spring is in…

Podcast #022: Outer Hebrides

Welcome to Episode 22 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode gives…

Glasgow Smiles Better

See, I grew up in Liverpool in the 1980s. Hard times in a rough city; it…