The 12 best road trips around Scotland

Whatever type of Scotland road trip you’re planning, there are many different routes you can take to see the most of this wild, beautiful, rugged country. There are plenty of road trips in Scotland that are planned by tour companies, but there’s...

Edinburgh on a budget – your cheap city guide

You’ll never struggle to find something to do in Edinburgh on a budget. The Scottish capital has everything our adventurous hearts desire, from vibrant nightlife to the perfect spots for that Insta-worthy snap. As you’ll see in this blog...

The ultimate backpacker’s guide to the UK

The United Kingdom; home to traditional pubs, sheep-dotted hills and of course Her Majesty, the Queen. Whether you come for the pub crawls, the adorable countryside towns or to find that special someone with an accent like Hugh Grant or Emma Watson,...

14 totally secret things you never knew you could do in Scotland

We asked backpackers to share their recommendations for the ultimate hidden gems in Scotland… and boy, did they deliver! We’ve lifted the lid on the best things to do in Scotland for those looking for secret adventures and uniquely Scottish experiences. From...

The best hostels in Scotland

When you think of Scotland you probably think of castles, sheep, kilts and golf but venture a little further and you’ll find white sand beaches, stargazing vantage points, waterfalls and a thriving independent music and arts scene. Hostels are by far the...

The ultimate guide to backpacking Scotland

  Made up of hundreds of miles of rugged wilderness, scattered with historic cities, quaint towns and magnificent monuments, Scotland has undeniable charm. There’s more to Scotland than you might already know and we’re here to uncover the country’s secret side. Lifting...