Hiking Ben Lomond at Loch Lomond, Scotland

Ben Lomond is Scotland’s most popular Munro. The reason for this lies in it’s convenience. Now, being “a convenient mountain” doesn’t sounds like a great accolade, in fact it sounds a bit disrespectful to this nearly 1000 metre mound but here’s why it’s so popular and how to join in:- To put Ben Lomond in perspective, it’s 974m ¬†/ 3196ft and Ben Nevis, the tallest … Continue reading Hiking Ben Lomond at Loch Lomond, Scotland

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