Travel Ideas: S is for…Scottish Highlands

Welcome to the A to Z Challenge, an initiative that invites bloggers to post an alphabet-themed post every day (excluding Sundays) during the month of April.  As part of this challenge, I’ll be sharing my experience of a destination or activity to help inspire your TRAVEL BUCKET LIST, in addition to an item that still remains on […]

Photo of the Week: A Castle in Scotland

After beginning my year of ’embracing the moment’ with a return trip to (one of) my home towns in Adelaide, Australia, I have now ventured south to Tasmania. I’ll be combining three of my passions – photography, exploring the great outdoors and travel – on a two week Lightstalkers photography tour with Glen Campbell, who I first […]

Photo Story: 2012 Travel Highlights

As the end of 2012 approaches, the annual reflection activities start to resurface as people count down their favourite TV shows, sporting moments, number one songs, travel destinations, favourite movies, top  games…the list goes on. “When you can’t beat them, join them.”  As I shared my travel experiences with friends and family throughout this year, […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Scottish Highlands

There are some locations in the world that have the ability to drag you into a magical vortex called “the moment” and the Scottish Highlands with its colourful, diverse and breath-taking landscape is one of them.  Driving along the narrow countryside roads feels like travelling through a landscape painting and the vibrant early autumn colours […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Isle of Skye (Scotland)

The diversity of the Scottish weather is matched by the diversity of its landscape and the Isle of Skye is no exception.  My exploration of the largest and most northerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland began on the Skye Bridge and covered waterfalls, mountains, glens, hiking and a unplanned sing-along to gaelic music […]

PHOTO STORY: 7 Things I Learned on a Photography Workshop in Scotland

DESTINATION UNKNOWN recently became DESTINATION SCOTLAND as I joined professional photographer Glen Campbell for a customised one-to-one photography workshop/tour in the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye. Glen patiently and enthusiastically shares his expertise with eager amateurs such as myself (and photographers of all levels) on group or individual workshops in a number of locations […]

Light Stalking in Scotland: A Photography Adventure

There are some locations in the world that have the ability to drag you into a magical vortex called “the moment” and the Scottish Highlands with its colourful, diverse and breath-taking landscape is one of them.  Driving along the narrow countryside roads feels like travelling through a landscape painting and the vibrant early autumn colours […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: An Obsession With Haystacks

This is the third week in a row I’ve featured a photo from my recent trip to Scotland, but I just can’t get enough of the diversity the incredible landscape provides.  And I’m even cheating a little this week with more than one photo. I developed a slight obsession with haystacks as they distracted me […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: An Old Man & A Multi-Purpose Tripod in Scotland

Last week DESTINATION UNKNOWN became DESTINATION SCOTLAND as I joined professional photographer Glen Campbell for a customised one-to-one photography workshop/tour in the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye.  Glen patiently and enthusiastically shares his expertise with eager amateurs such as myself (and photographers of all levels) on group or individual workshops in a number of locations […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Lightstalking in Scotland

This week DESTINATION UNKNOWN became DESTINATION SCOTLAND as I joined professional photographer Glen Campbell for a photography workshop/tour in the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye.  Glen patiently and enthusiastically shares his expertise with eager amateurs such as myself on group or individual workshops in a number of locations (you can check out his website […]