Tag Archives: Isle of Skye

A Comprehensive Guide for Exploring the Isle of Skye in Two Days

Selfie at the Fairy Glen

Simply put, the Isle of Skye is my favorite place on Earth. With scenery that’s literally out of this world, it’s a destination which I believe everyone must visit at least once. Most locals on the Isle of Skye will tell you it’s impossible to appreciate the island in just a day or two. Then again, many of those same …

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Budget Travel: Will the Isle of Skye Cost $15 or $50 Per Day?

Neist Point

Getting to the Isle of Skye on a budget can be quite a challenge. Not only is the UK expensive in its own right, the Isle of Skye is one of the top tourist destinations in the UK. In fact, nearly 70% of the total revenue of the island is made of tourism. However, if you’re willing to rough it …

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Journal Entry: Back On the Isle of Skye with My Dad

Dad and I at the Fairy Glen (Isle of Skye with my Dad)

To be fair, I’m not entirely sure who in my family decided to call me Skye. I’ve had my own story for most of my life, but there are conflicting opinions and it seems to have been a universal decision (as it usually is). However, I am fairly certain it was my dad who chose to spell it after the Isle of …

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Why June 2016 was my Favorite Month in my Travels

Skye Travels in June Collage

Two days after I arrived in Edinburgh in April, I found out I was a British citizen and posted on Facebook that it was the best day of my life. It was. The last week of May, I took the 5-Day Haggis Adventures’ Hebridean Hopper Tour. I considered that week the best of my life. But Scotland has just gotten better, and …

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How to Find the Gold Cave on the Isle of Skye

Gold Cave on the Isle of Skye

The gold cave on the Isle of Skye is one of the most secluded and unknown spots on the island. It isn’t on Google Earth, and most locals have never heard about. It might not be as spectacular as Fingal’s Cave on the Isle of Staffa, but because it’s so hard to find, it’s also practically empty. In fact, I’m willing …

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