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North Coast 500- Everything you need to know about the route before traveling

By IMo | May 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

Scotland is known for its unbelievable beauty, dramatic rocky outcrops and stunning mountains we call ‘Munros’. It is also not a secret that Scotland is considered one of the best driving countries on this very small planet. The most famous driving routes in Scotland are the Kintyre 66 and the North Coast 500 – the second of the two is 516km…

Two Saints Way – Walking in 2022

By YouWell | May 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Britain has some amazing pilgrimage routes, and one of the best by far is the Two Saints Way. This 92-mile route between the cathedral cities of Chester and Lichfield takes you through beautiful countryside, past canals, and through a variety of lovely villages, towns, and cities. We wanted to highlight this route for anyone who is looking for a good…

Gothic Books Like Frankenstein (And Dracula)

By IMo | May 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Believe it or not, the books of Frankenstein (Mary Shelley- 1818) and Dracula (Bram Stoker – 1897) are way more connected than you think. Other than both being Gothic novels, steeped in themes of barbarity and the most depraved human instincts, they share their origins from a long line of extremely influential writers and thinkers from England (Bath being their…

Books Like Pride and Prejudice (that you can get for free)

By IMo | May 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

One of the most iconic lines in romance history is: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” It is a tad outdated, but the sentiment has rung true and influenced generation, after generation of writers. Jane Austin was written (or at least published in…

How to Become a Laird, Lady or Lord of Scotland?

By IMo | May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

If you have Scottish Heritage, then wouldn’t it be quite something to cement your roots by becoming a Laird, Lady or Lord of Scotland? The title displays prestige and those worthy of honour. The term, ‘Lord’; has been recorded since 1066 when William the Conqueror started these islands’ original royal line of inheritance. He bestowed his most loyal subjects with…

Hiking Buachaille Etive Mòr – The Most Photographed Munro in Scotland

By IMo | May 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been heading up to Fort William via the scenic route through Glen Coe you’ll have passed the most photographed Munro in Scotland: Buachaille Etie Mòr (Locally known as The Buachaille). The reason for its prominence on calendars, postcards and blogs (like this one) is thanks to its proximity to the A82 which heads all the way to Fort…

22 National Parks in Tanzania You Should Visit

By IMo | May 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Millions of us travel to national parks in the UK to be in the wilderness, see the dramatic landscapes and enjoy nature as our ancestors once did. Yet, we tend not to travel so much to the national parks elsewhere in the world There is almost no country better known for its national parks, and more overlooked, than Tanzania; home…

Glentress Forest – guide for visiting this underrated forest park in 2022

By YouWell | May 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

Scotland is full of beautiful forests and we’ve written about many of them, including the amazing Galloway Forest Park. But we feel that Glentress Forest deserves much more recognition and we think it is seriously underrated. It’s less than an hour away from Edinburgh and it’s essentially the gateway to the impressive Tweed Valley Forest Park (another area well worth…

The best forest getaways – 4 places to stay if you’re looking to reconnect with nature

By YouWell | May 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

Sometimes you want a proper getaway, but you still want to retain a bit of luxury. Tents are great, but not exactly relaxing. A forest getaway can be a great in-between – you can enjoy the serenity of the forest but instead of being in a tent, you can enjoy a bit of comfort. There are lots of forest accommodation…

Lake Natron in Tanzania

By IMo | May 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

Of all the spectacular things to see in Tanzania, there are very few as interesting as Lake Natron. It is the home of millions of flamingos, volcanos (including the heart of Maasai culture – Ol Doinyo Lengai) and a secret waterfall hidden in the highlands. If you’re travelling to Tanzania for a Safari trip then it is highly recommended that…