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


Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Day 3 of our road trip, cloudy 220km/1600+km Cairngorms National Park has an area of over 4500km^2 in the north east of Scotland, mostly mountainous and some lochs (lakes). First stop of the Cairngorms National Park is Loch Morlich, rainy. We stopped-by merely for some pictures.   Second stop: Guided mountain hiking by Cairngorms Reindeer Center Our third stop: Cairn Gorms Ski Mountain   Our fourth stop (the next day after Chivas, Keith Scotland) : Hiking in Aviemore itself in the woodland, chosen the shortest trek about 2km in total. ……Continue Reading


Aviemore, Scotland

Day 2 of our road trip, sunny with intermittent clouds First 200km of 1600+km Lochs (lakes), Castles, Highlands and wilderness of Scotland awaiting us after our two-day-stay in Edinburgh. Heading north to the wilderness land of Scotland, our first stop after picking up our cars from the capital was Pitlochry at 18:00 to fill our stomachs before reaching Aviemore, Scotland that evening. Aviemore is a small town located in the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland. If you’re looking for a holiday away from the city and in the wilderness land, this ……Continue Reading


Montserrat, Spain ? ??

Montserrat is rocky-mountain town located about an hour train ride from Plaça Espanya, Barcelona (main station). This makes Montserrat a perfect day-trip away from the city. Getting to Montserrat Transportation is convenient but Plaça Espanya train station itself is huge so our advice is to give yourself at least 25mins in getting to R5 (heading to Manresa) and also queuing for the train tickets. Ticketing machines are located right in front of the track R5. Frequency of the train is every hour and price is approximately €20,20 per person whereby this ……Continue Reading