• Ben Venue Walk Route Loch Achray
    Europe,  Scotland,  United Kingdom

    Ben Venue – Hiking Guide

    After taking a trip to the Trossachs and climbing Ben A’an during some time off work, I remembered why so many people love escaping from the urban environment of the central belt of Scotland. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is beautiful and only a short drive from Glasgow. This week I decided to step it up a little from Ben A’an and take on Ben Venue. Well, technically that is not true. I arrived at Ben Ledi at 8.15 am and the car park was already full. As I had been torn all week between walking Ben Venue or Ben Ledi, I used Ben Venue as my fallback…

  • View from Top of Ben Aan
    Scotland,  United Kingdom

    Ben A’an in Summer – Hiking Guide

    Scotland is packed with rolling hills and this specific little Scottish hill has the most stunning views and is the perfect day hike from Glasgow. Below you will find all you need to know about hiking Ben A’an, from how long to climb Ben A’an to where the Ben A’an car park is located. Since getting my camera, I had been dying to head up to Ben A’an for some photography and to test my (lack of) skills out. As I was hiking Ben A’an in summer, the sun was shining (even in Scotland!). As soon as I set off I knew that if I didn’t capture any good photos,…

  • My Travel Photography Gear
    Photography,  Travel Resources

    Travel Photography Gear

    Camera gear can be a minefield. The amount you spend really depends on how much you want out of photography, and also how much cash you can invest. I believe this list below is the best travel photography gear on a budget. This does not, by any means, mean this is the cheap option. This is my set up that I spent time researching to get the best value travel camera equipment I could, and this list will hopefully save you some time or help with what is genuinely a really tough decision. I chose this setup as I was on a limited budget (so spending £2000 on a body…

  • Best Travel Apps For 2020
    Travel Resources

    Best Travel Apps 2020

    In this day and age, technology makes travelling that little bit easier. There are a number of top travel apps in both Android and Apple’s marketplaces which can help at any stage of a journey. Some of these apps are horrible to use and are all round pretty poor. If you have an upcoming trip, check out the best travel apps that I recommend in 2020. These range for before to during your trip to cover all aspects of your trip. Best Travel App For Communication WhatsApp As I am sure almost all of you will know, WhatsApp has become one of the World’s biggest communication platforms. WhatsApp is mainly…