So the 2 weeks may holiday was coming and we were wondering what to do. Since we had a busy time behind us, we thought about a nice trip. But were to go? Greece for a bit of sun? Italy of Spain perhaps? Then Karen came up with Scotland. That sounded good for the both of us, but we also both had not a really good idea of what to expect. So hello to Google (Maps/Earth) and Instagram etc. The more we read into it, the cooler the idea got..

So one lead to another and we booked the ferry and our first 2 stays. The rest was up to faith..

We stayed in some very good hotels and in a few, let’s say, not that good hotels. In short it was a great trip which incredible views! Some are easy to acces and others have to be earned. But we were ready for some good hikes and that’s what we did.


Our travel schedule in a glance:

Ferry from IJmuiden (Netherlands) to Newcastle

Day 1: Newcastle to Glencoe (Onich Hotel)

Day 2: Glencoe to Kyleakin (Kings arms Hotel)

Day 3: First day on Isle of Sky (Sligachan Hotel)

Day 4: Second day on isle of Sky and trip to Ullapool (Caledonian Hotel)

Day 5: Ullapool to Inverness (Bunchrew House)

Day 6: Inverness to Edinburgh (Holyrood Aparthotel)

Day 7: Edinburgh to Newcastle (M1 Hotel)

Ferry from Newcastle to IJmuiden