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Camper for Scotland trip

Hi,
as we are starting our Scotland trip on 15 June for 10 days we are looking for a small camper (two persons) with shower, toilet and a small kitchen. This is our first camper-trip so we don't know which type of camper is the best size.
I think better a small one, easier to drive, needs less petrol and can be parked nearly everywhere. Do you agree with me?! Can somebody give me a recommendation for a good company.
Thankx and best regards from Germany :-)
Paul

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2 weeks in Scotland

A friend and I will have two weeks in Scotland in May. We plan to rent a car in Glasgow, then see Glasgow a bit, drive to the Isle of Skye, then to the Orkney Islands to see the ancient stone structures. Will this be possible in 2 weeks time? Any ideas about more specific things to see on Skye or any other place on our trip? Thanks.

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Whiskey Trail

I want to go on a visit to the Whiskey Trail in Scotland and visit multiple distilleries. My question, is which one should I visit with the highest priority?

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Isle of Skye

Hey guys!

My girlfriend and I have a round trip to Dublin booked from May to June and plan to visit Ireland, Scotland, France, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Morocco. My sole purpose in visiting Scotland is to stay in the Isle of Skye. We plan to spend sometime with her relatives in Ireland but were looking to possibly then flying to Glasgow and then going to Skye immediately from there.

My question is this, though: What's the best/cheapest method to get to Isle of Skye (Maybe it'd be better…

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2-4 days trekking in Scotland

My girlfriend and I are looking to drive up to Scotland for a few days in the near future. We are looking for a route which would take 2 or 3 days to do and we would take a tent to sleep in. We want awesome sights and adventure!
Does anybody have any suggestions?

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What's it like living in Edinburgh?

Hello!
I am considering a move to Edinburgh for a year but not sure what its like living there for expats. I am 26 and from sunny New Zealand and could be making the move by myself in May/June if I don't get my brother onboard! I have about a year left to spend there on my visa but not totally keen on London so thought Edinburgh could be a good option. I know the weather doesn't sound amazing but I guess that is just the UK! If anyone can give me some advice or tips from your experiences that…

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Edinburgh Castle vs. Sterling Castle

If you only had time to visit one of these castles which would you prefer and why? I'd especiallly appreciate hearing from people who have seen both and can compare them firsthand.

Also, I've read really diverse opinions about Sterling castle. Some people complain that it doesn't really convey a sense of history and is more of a "Disney" experience. Any truth in that?

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Hogmanay Edinburgh

Hi all!
I will be flying into Glasgow or Edinburgh on the morning of Dec 27th. I want to be in Edinburgh on New Years Eve for Hogmanay http://www.hogmanay-edinburgh.com/.
What should I do Dec 27-30th with day trips from either of the two cities? I love the outdoors. I plan on using public transportation.
Also, can I purchase tickets to the Hogmanay street fair when I arrive on Dec 27th or should I purchase ahead of time? Do I really need a ticket like it says on the website? I will be arriving…

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Isle of Skye: question about hiking

I have a question about hiking gear in the Isle of Skye. I will be staying near Carbost and plan to walk the "Fairy Pools" and "Talisker Bay" area. Both hikes are labelled as "easy." I will be there mid-May. This is only a very small part of my trip, and the majority of it will take place in urban areas. I don't want to pack clothing and shoes specific for hiking for only a couple days of a 30 day trip. Would regular walking shoes be enough or do I need to bring something like hiking boots…

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Fife coastal path or Ayrshire coastal path?

Hi there

Interested to hear from people who have walked the Fife and Ayrshire coastal paths and have a particular preference?
In the summer months, which is better for a coastal walking holiday? What are the major differences, weather, landscape, history, towns and highlights etc...

We are confident walkers after a Scottish experience that will wow, but don't want to be drowning among the crowds of tourists. Thanks in advance!