In the land of Shakespeare

It was almost lunch time when we got down from the bus at Stratford-upon-Avon, birth place of Shakespeare. Stratford-upon-Avon was the second stop of the day with limited time to explore the small town in south Warwickshire, England. It was...

Blueness of Ryde Beach

Whenever there is a travel plan on the cards, it can be of any extreme – from ‘a completely planned one with attention to minute detail’ to ‘Heck! I’m going out, don’t where!’. Our trip to Isle of Wight on...

Castles of Scotland

If you live in the UK for quite long time and don’t visit any castle, then it’s a unpardonable offense. Being someone who loves architecture and historical places, I didn’t want to miss this opportunity to visit the castles around...

Flying trains of Linlithgow

Time was close to midnight and still there was no sight of sleep despite being a long day. The day started at four in the morning at Coventry with a long six hours drive all the way up to Edinburgh....

A taste of Snow storm

“I’m disappointed that we were not air-lifted today”, someone in the group quipped while we were boarding the train back to Aberdeen at Inverness. Everyone laughed heartily on that comment and there was no sign of any disappointment, even though...