Adventure Blog

This is the blog page, where I post all my adventures and thoughts. Have a wee read through my stories and let me know what you think! If you’re looking for something a bit more specific… search for it! 

Ben Nevis, Grampian Mountains

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain, not only in Scotland but in the entire United Kingdom and at the weekend, I finally bagged it. It was hands down one of the more difficult Munros that I’ve done.

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Ben More – First Attempt

Despite the torrential rain, Davie and I made an attempt to climb Ben More. Definitely not the nicest of days to do it. I’ll not lie and tell you that we reached the summit, we did not. We barely made it a third of the way up.

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Down the A9 From Dornoch

Part 2 of our road trip, down the A9 from Dornoch. I was going to do a post of Dornoch but we never really spent a lot of time there. There was plenty of history to be soaked up along the way.

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The Scenic Route To Dornoch

What an epic weekend, I spent Saturday climbing Buachaille Etive Mor and on Sunday I took the scenic route to Dornoch. So of course, instead of driving straight there and back, we decided to make a few pit stops along the way.

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Buachaille Etive Mor, Glen Etive (Stob Dearg)

Buachaille Etive Mor ridge is hands down my favourite mountain. Probably the most iconic and most photographed mountains in Scotland. It featured in the James Bond film, Skyfall, as Bond makes his way to North. I  attempted it once (after ‘The Beast from the East’ last year – not a wise move) and only reached the saddle but yesterday, I finally made it to the summit.

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Ben Lomond – Loch Lomond and The Trossachs

Ben Lomond was my first Munro, I enjoyed it that much I actually done it a second time! Well that and the first time it was bucketing down and I seen hee-haw. Since I’ve taken a weekend off from climbing hills, I thought I’d write about this beauty.

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Ben Venue – The Trossachs

It’s been quite a while since my last post about returning home after travelling. I would say I’ve finally adjusted to living back home and now it’s time to start sharing my daft adventures again.

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Returning Home After Travelling

Returning home after travelling is a strange experience. You hear people talk about what it’s like to leave but rarely about what it’s like to come back

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The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is a must! It’s one of the worlds most scenic coastal drives, stretching 243km along the southern coast of Victoria, west of Melbourne.

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Free Things To Do In Melbourne

Are you heading to Melbourne and have no idea on what to do? It isn’t a cheap city, that’s no secret but there are a few things you can do for free!

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Finding A Job In Melbourne

Melbourne is the second most populated city in Australia and arguably the most popular amongst backpackers. Which creates a problem when it comes to finding a job.

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Dolphin Kayaking At Byron Bay

Dolphin Kayaking at Byron Bay never went completely as planned. Our first attempt was cancelled due to a SHARK attack then our second attempt, we never saw any dolphins…

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