Bowness on Windermere, Lake District National Park of England

Day 10 P.M Hill Top was lovely and it didn’t stop there. We continued our journey to Fell Foot Park on the shore of Lake Windermere for a quick picnic before heading to the next highlight at Bowness on Windemere with the family. Easy access to the water makes picnic far more fun to families with children. We saw children paddling happily in the water while we were feeding the swans with little pieces of breads by the lake shore. After the quick picnic, we took a slow walk back ……Continue Reading


Beatrix Potter’s farmhouse at Hill Top, Lake District

Day 10 A.M The theme of Day 10’s agenda is the crossover of Beatrix-Potter’s legacy and history. We started our Day 10 with a short visit to Wray Castle located in Claife, South Lakeland of Cumbria, England (near Ambleside, Lake District). The appearance of the castle contains gothic features and prominent turrets and tower with arrow-slits. It is now belongs to the National Trust, UK. This castle is also associated to Beatrix Potter, an English female author of children’s book called Petter Rabbit’s collections, who spent her summer her at ……Continue Reading


Meadowbank Homestay, Ambleside England

Day 10 This post is slightly different because it details our stay at Meadowbank, Ambleside. Meadowbank, Ambleside is a local family-run English country house with a host named Michael, who is the owner and also a fire-fighter of the town. It has 5-6 rooms with full English settings including the living and dining hall. Different room comes with different view. Some rooms are bigger than others and the most spectacular one is the small room facing the field with hundreds of sheep. You can literally count sheep to sleep in ……Continue Reading


Ambleside, Lake Windermere of England

Day 9P.M Ambleside is a picturesque town located in Cumbria, North West of England in the Lake District National Park. It acts mainly as a hiking base for trekkers looking for Cumbria countryside’s surrounding fells experience near Ambleside, Grasmere Village and Lake Windermere. Outdoor Hiking or Climbing shops are here and there for the hikers convenience and eating places are plentiful as well. Bridge House located strategically in the centre of Ambleside is the most-photograph tourist attraction which survived through 17th century till now. It was originally built by The ……Continue Reading


Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow is a city. Yes, it is. After spending a week at the country side, we returned to the city with lights, people, vehicles, restaurants, high speed internet connection and much lesser animals. Whenever I heard of Glasgow, I will think of Edinburgh and I know they are different. Both cities are pretty with many historical sites, museums, castle, cathedrals. If you ask me which one do I prefer, I will say maybe Edinburgh. Enjoy our Day 8 road trip pictures. With Glasgow, we have clocked in another 90km making ……Continue Reading


Luss Village Herritage Walk at Loch Lomond, Scotland

Day 7 of our road trip, sunny 800km/1600km A.M: Loch Lomond is no others but the lake located at the southern part of Scotland and it is part of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. On Day 7, we began our brand new journey to this lake which is located about 40km away from our accommodation at Loch Long. The most interesting part of this location is the Luss Village Paths/ Herritage Walk. There are a few routes from 15 minutes – one hour. We have chosen the shortest one ……Continue Reading


Glencoe, Scotland

Day 6 of our road trip, light drizzles. P:M: After Glennfinnan Viaduct (The Harry Potter Bridge), we continued our journey via Glencoe before reaching our accomodation at Loch Long. We have entered another 250km with Day 6′ agenda from Fort Augustus-Fort William -Glenfinnan Viaduct-Glencoe-Loch Long. “A glen is a valley, typically one that is long, deep and often glacially U-shaped, or one with a watercourse running through it.”-Wikipedia. Glencoe is the most famous glen in Scotland for its touristic  purposes for hillwalking vacations, mountaineering and also for Harry Potter’s scenes. We were driving ……Continue Reading


Glenfinnan Viaduct, Harry Potter’s dream in Scotland

Day 6 of our road trip, light rain. P.M: We are among the millions ordinary children who grew up with Harry Potter’s magical adventures. It was such a hit back then and we wonder who doesn’t know who Harry Potter is. That was why we were at the Glennfinnan Viaduct (The Harry Potter Bridge), located approximately 90km from our last stop, Fort Augustus. It was rainy and cloudy and the Harry Potter’s feel was so intense.       Due to the weather and time, we didn’t hike up the ……Continue Reading


Caledonian Canal of Fort Augustus, Scotland

Day 6 of our road trip, light rain. A.M: Fort Augustus is about 90km away from Aviemore, it is also the 500km/1600km of our road trip. This small town located at the most southern tip of Loch Ness. We had a quick stop here before going south to Glennfinan viaduct and Lake District National Park. On that day, Scotland has presented us its most typical scottish weather with light rain. Upon reaching this town, we had the chance to witness a few boats and yachts transiting through the locks of ……Continue Reading


Eilean Donan Castle overlooking Isle of Skye at Western Highlands of Scotland

Day 5 of our road trip, cloudy. P.M: Eilean Donan Castle is located on an island where it is also the meeting point of three great sea lochs, overlooking the Isle of Skye at western of Highlands, Scotland. It is about 90kms away from Urquhart Castle which I have just visited in the morning, which also means this is the 410km/1600+km of our road trip. The view to the castle was impressively beautiful with deep mountain glens and calming mountain roads. The caveat of the review is always comes with ……Continue Reading