Collected by Melissa U
River Sligachan, Isle of Skye, UK
Our guide warned us about the freezing water before we left the warm surround of our tour bus. That was of course after he had also told us that the 'Fountain of Youth' so sought after my humanity since time immemorial, was just outside our window...
Breakish, Isle of Skye IV42 8PY, UK
After days of rain that obscured the landscape of the Northern Highlands of Scotland, I drove across the bridge to the Isle of Skye as the sun broke through and lit the hills with a beauty that made it difficult to focus on steering. Breakish was...
Main Street, Kyleakin, Isle of Skye IV41 8PH, UK
The Deep Scottish Love is a mysterious and highly infectious affliction, and definitely not something to joke about. Set foot in Scotland and try, just try, not to feel the DSL. I dare you! For me, it all changed on the Isle of Skye. This rugged,...
730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0UE, UK
The Gaelic translation of Glasgow, Glaschu, literally means “dear green place”—an appropriate name for a city which boasts over 90 parks and gardens within its city boundaries. A fantastic example of this is the sprawling Botanic...
97 Buchanan St, Glasgow G1 3HF, UK
Architects and designers, students of the pursuit or just anyone with an eye for great design: the name Charles Rennie Mackintosh probably is held in high esteem in your world. The Glasgow architect and designer is celebrated around the world as...
Upper Colquhoun St, Helensburgh G84 9AJ, UK
Hill House is a short train ride, plus a short walk up a hill from Glasgow. It's one of architect Charles Rennie Macintosh's most famous buildings. A great day trip. Beautifully restored, with lovely gardens and views of the water. Stop at the...
85 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Bistro La Source is a classic European bistro off-the-path to almost everyone but expats. With a personal touch, they make everyone feel like a regular and offer some savory home-cooked dishes. The food ranges from typical pub fare to fan...
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