3, 2, 1, GO: How to pass your motorbike Compulsory Basic Training (UK)

3 – Three weeks before your CBT, you should… Firstly, learn the Highway Code. Before you start scouring the adverts for your first bike or googling top 10 roadtrips, you need to think about your safety, and the safety of other road users. Being a biker is dangerous. You are slimmer than other vehicles on the road. You fit into car blind spots.You disappear behind … Continue reading 3, 2, 1, GO: How to pass your motorbike Compulsory Basic Training (UK)

Everything* you need to know about walking the Rob Roy Way – Scottish long distance walk.

ROB ROY MACREGOR Rob Roy: This walk follows the tracks and paths used by Rob Roy MacGregor in the 17th & 18th centuries as he worked fought and lived the life of Scotland’s most notorious outlaw. Starting from Drymen on the West Highland Way, The Rob Roy Way takes another route, north-east to finish in Pitlochry. There are different route choices so the route can be … Continue reading Everything* you need to know about walking the Rob Roy Way – Scottish long distance walk.

The complete* A-Z packing list for walking Scotland’s West Highland Way

A Attitude – the right one, not the one Secondary (High School) Teachers encounter. Your attitude from the outset will determine how well the ups and downs of the Walk goes for you. If travelling with someone else, it’s worth agreeing aloud that you’ll both (or all) be putting the effort in physically and mentally to make sure your trip gets off on the right … Continue reading The complete* A-Z packing list for walking Scotland’s West Highland Way

3 tips to avoid Midge Misery in Scotland – Know your Enemy

Scottish / Highland Midges are attracted to the CO2 in your breath, dark clothing, love hovering around marshy, wet, boggy ground, undergrowth in the cool, still, gloomy weather conditions typical of dusk and dawn and may also harbour a hatred of Vitamin B1. They are reportedly bad Tindr dates as a result of these characteristics. PREPARE: We humans have at least one distinct advantage (and possibly … Continue reading 3 tips to avoid Midge Misery in Scotland – Know your Enemy