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


Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness Scotland

Day 5 of our road trip, cloudy. A.M: Urquhart Castle, the third most visited castle after Edinburgh and Stirling Castle located at the shore of Loch Ness at Highlands, Scotland, about 20km away from Inverness Scotland. Once a prominent castle in 13th century for the Scottish and till the beginning of the Wars of Scottish Independence in the late 13th century. It now leaves us some traces of the medieval times and our imagination of the past. The wind on our visit day was quite strong, so prepare yourself with proper ……Continue Reading


Keith, Scotland

Day 4 of our road trip, intermittent showers A.M: 300km/1600+km  Are you looking forward being away and having a good self-reset before your next Go!?  Travelling unleashes our freedom and letting us to have the opportunity to listen to our inner voice. Be it oughting for an interim therapy away from work, feeding your cultural quest or merely spending quality time with your family just outside your town. Let your mind run wild and away from work, let your mind to think about something that you don’t even think about ……Continue Reading


Edinburgh, Scotland

Day 1 of our road trip, sunny Flew into Edinburgh through KLM from Amsterdam and the flight took 1.5hours with sandwiches and drinks provided. Took a 45mins bus ride near the airport exit with 1.60GBP per person to the Royal Mile, Old Town itself. Checked-in and the trip has started. Edinburgh, capital of Scotland is unexpectedly beautiful. Elegant on the hilly landscape with spectacular Scottish buildings. Every corner of the historic buildings has some stories to tell. Friendly summer weather is truly a bliss to us. Everything looks more beautiful ……Continue Reading


17 days in U.K.

I’ve just returned from a road trip with the in-laws across U.K from Edinburgh – Aviemore – Keith – Aberlour – Inverness – Eilean Donan Castle – Loch Ness – Fort Augustus – Fort William – Glenfinnan – Glencoe – Loch Lomond – Loch Long – Lake District (Ambleside) – Stirling Castle – Glasgow – Birmingham – Bath – Stonehenge – to London. 7 of us in two cars travelled for about 1600km+ in 17 days. Never did I travelled on the road for such a long consecutive days before ……Continue Reading


Chasing after the tulips in Holland

Grabbing this long King’s Day weekend opportunity, we managed to visit the tulips fields in the Bollenstreek/ Flower bulb region in South-Holland province of The Netherlands on 28th April. The night before setting off, we did a thorough check on the actual state of blooming at different farms in the region through Bloemenradar. We marked down the blooming locations in Google Maps and compared that with the recommended “Flower Route” by Then, we called Rent-A-Bike Van Dam in Noordwijkerhout securing some bicycles before our arrival in the next morning. Note of ……Continue Reading

Cherry Blossoms Avenue ???

  Cherry Blossoms Avenue in Bonn, Germany Bonn is one of the German cities with “former capital” status. It has a combination of metropolitan and historic surroundings which is enticing for mixed appetite travellers. This city is famous for Beethoven or as the birthplace of Beethoven to be precise, and also Cherry Blossoms during springtime. Arrived by train at Bonn Hbf with Special Weekend Ticket (awesome deal!) and took a slow walk towards the city center, guided by the tourist signs. Journey began with a quick stop at Beethoven Monument and ……Continue Reading


Home away from Home

I have been living in The Netherlands for 5 years and still counting. It got me thinking what kind of insights do I get from the Dutch people so far? There are intelligent ones, surprising ones and there are also some notably leaving you wondering why. Essentially all are unaccustomed meme to me when I first arrived and worth mentioning in this write up that would make me ascribe them as typical Dutch.  The flow of this write up will be presented in a way that matches the normal routine ……Continue Reading