In Focus: Scotland

Out Adventures; Gay Scotland; LGBT Highlands; Isles; Glasgow; Edinburgh; Queer

“You don’t come to Scotland for the weather.” chattered the plump woman next to me as we touched down in Glasgow Airport.

After a week hiking the highlands in dreich — translation: dreary — weather, I can confirm, ‘No. You certainly do not.’ But you do come for the incomparable vantages, the lush surrounds and the country’s ancient beauty.

Below you’ll find a handful of photos I captured while hosting Out Adventures’ annual Scottish Highland Hikes gay tour. The sun may only make a brief cameo, but the fantastical allure of the coastal country is front and centre. Continue reading “In Focus: Scotland”

Five fun – and not-so-fun – facts about the Scottish Highlands

Gay Travel, Gay Tour, Out Adventures, Gay ScotlandHaving just launched our Scottish Highland Hikes, this seems like a perfect time to share trivia about one of Europe’s most remote regions (that’s also home to many of the world’s most glorious hikes). Read on, then carry on with us next August.

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