Category Archives: Scotland

Distillery Tour: Caol Isla Cask Experience

In my previous post I covered the technical part of the Caol Isla tour. For the cask Experience, it was only my wife, myself and our witty and vivacious guide, Hazel. Oh, and four casks, from sprightly and newish to … Continue reading

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Wanderings – Dunstaffnage Castle

My wife and I blundered upon this lovely little castle pretty much by chance. This was our longest driving day of our trip, and we had to make a long haul and on time – from Fort William, just south of … Continue reading

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Wanderings – Loch Ness

If traveling round Scotland with an eye to visit its castles and distilleries, you will face at one point the stretch from Inverness to Fort William, about two hour’s drive on the (two-lane) A82 with no traffic – but expect … Continue reading

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Wanderings–Craigievar Castle

Craigievar Castle is hard to find, but a gem. Only about 15 miles west of Aberddon, it is located in idyllic countryside. This country in high summer exactly matched the ideal I developed as a child reading Kenneth Grahame and … Continue reading

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Wanderings–Inverness

This is not a travel blog by intent but there are a few interesting spots I thought worth sharing on the Scottish whisky trail. The day after the Aberlour tour, my wife an I left the Speyside region. We had … Continue reading

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