So you’re considering a trip to Scotland? Well, I’m here to do two things: 1) convince you to go from planning to doing, and 2) help you put together an amazing trip, whether you have a day, a week or a month to explore. If this site was a traditional paper travel guide, this would be the table of contents, where you start looking for exactly what you need to plan, book and enjoy your own dream trip to Scotland.
Probably the first decision to make when planning a trip is how you want to get there. If you’re coming from a far-off country like the U.S. or China, there’s not much choice – you’re going to have to fly – but travelers from England, Wales and Ireland may have other options.
For such a small country, Scotland contains surprising multitudes. The Highlands and islands of the north can seem like a different world from the big cities of the central belt. Deciding where to go, especially with a limited budget of time and money, can be a very tough choice.
Many places in Scotland get their names from the Gaelic language. Learn more about Gaelic place names and start recognizing more words on your Scotland map.
You can have a great trip in Scotland any time of the year, depending on what you’re most interested in seeing. Considering weather, prices, events, and more, we can help you decide when to book your trip.
Once you arrive, which of Scotland’s many gems will you choose for your limited time in the country? We’re here to help you make those tough decisions: