Laidhay Croft Museum | Stepping back in time

Situated on the A99 between Dunbeath and Wick in Caithness, it's impossible to miss a striking thatched longhouse. It's worth taking a stop at Laidhay Croft Museum!

Riverside Dining | McBains Restaurant by the River (Review)

Overlooking the Grieg Street bridge crossing the River Ness, McBains by the River has a prime spot in the Highland capital. Newly opened in 2019, the McBain family opened their restaurant after years of catering experience in local golf clubs.  I was invited by What's Happening Inverness for a dinner review, which also features on WHI social media (Facebook | Instagram | […]

NUART Aberdeen Tour | Street Art in the Granite City

During my recent 36 hour exploration of Aberdeen, it was impossible to miss the huge amount of street art that has appeared on walls and doorways around Aberdeen. This is thanks in some part to NUART Aberdeen, which is now in its third year of their public art festival.

36 hours in the Granite City | Exploring Aberdeen & Footdee on foot

Last week I had a couple of nights in Aberdeen - the main purpose was to catch up with a graduating friend but I also took the opportunity to explore the Granite city centre and Footdee, which is within walking distance.

Discovering Thurso | the UK mainland’s most northerly town

This post has been written leaning heavily on the knowledge and information provided by the Discover Thurso project, as well as my own explorations of Thurso! Thurso is the most northerly town on the UK mainland, and is one of two main settlements in the county of Caithness. Our little county suffers from 'passing-through' syndrome […]

Inverness City Guide | What to see, do, eat & drink in the Highland Capital

Inverness is the capital of the Scottish Highlands, and there is plenty to do, see, eat and drink in this city. Inverness is handily located at the start/end of the NC500. Having lived in this rapidly growing city from 2013-2017, and being a regular visitor since moving to Caithness, I felt it was finally time […]

Scottish Beaches | My pick of awesome sand and sea in the Highlands & Islands

If you have any experience of Scottish scenery, you may well know that Scottish beaches are some of the cleanest and most scenic in the world (I may be biased!) In this post I'll take you on a tour of some of my favourites in the Highlands and Islands region. While some of the big […]

Chez Roux Restaurant @ Rocpool Reserve #ad

This review of Chez Roux also appears on the What's Happening Inverness FB page. We were gifted dinner and drinks for two in exchange for this review. Inverness has a wealth of restaurants, which locals and visitors alike can enjoy. However, there is only one that has a link to French restaurateur Albert Roux - […]

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