Ah Scotland! Home of bagpipes, kilts, whisky, tartan, Shrek and other non-green men with Scottish accents… Scotland and its European cousin Ireland have long been on my bucket list to visit, and with a sudden urge to see Elton John live during my UK summer and no ocean to traverse, Scotland seemed the perfect one to begin with.
I set off from London with my Australian friend to the land where winter never ends and the hills are impossibly green. We spent two nights in Glasgow before taking a lengthy drive through the Scottish Highlands and spending a night in the capital of the Highlands, Inverness, which is also the hometown of my great-grandmother on my one surviving grand parent’s side. We managed to fit an impressive amount of exploring into a short trip. [Read more…]